The ‘300’ Prequel Gets an Update, New Title?

Xerxes is dead! Long live The Untitled 300 Prequel!

William Bibbianiby William Bibbiani


People sure seemed to like 300. People like football too. People like big meaty guys running into each other and yelling and since you can't beat 'em, Hollywood decided to join them by greenlighting the followup to Superman director Zack Snyder's breakout hit Xerxes. That was a few years ago now, and things are still moving slowly. When last we heard, Snyder's obligations to Superman (along with a slew of recent box office disappointments) had led the studio to offer the directorial chair to Guy Ritchie, whose Sherlock Holmes actually made quite a bit of money. According to a recent interview with producer Mark Canton, however, it turns out that may not be the case. In fact, Canton had a lot of updates for MTV:

First off, Xerxes is Xerxes no longer. What's it called? "We don't know yet," says Canton. Thanks!

Will Zack Snyder direct? "I don't see us waiting two years to make the movie…" That's straightforward but non-commital, although apparently he's heavily involved as a producer, at least.

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