Zack Snyder Discusses 300 Sequel

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For over a year now there's been talk of a follow-up to 2007's wildly popular 300.   Now, director Zack Snyder reveals some new details about the potential sequel.

Snyder says that, "I know for a fact that Frank [Miller] is writing right now."  Like the original, Miller is first putting the story in graphic novel form before it makes it to a screenplay.

Apparently Miller is still "drawing away and seems to be knee-deep in it. I think he's going to head back to Greece again and do another reconnaissance."

300 Phalanx

As far as the style of the sequel, Synder says, "I think we would use the same technology... I don't want it to look too Star Wars-ian... Just from what [Miller] told me, it would be bigger as far as landscape and terrain. We're going to see Athens and the Aegean and other places. There would be an opportunity for bigger visions, though I'd hope for the same aesthetic. The tech we used for '300' was not a revolution. It's basically what the weatherman has. Look, instead of Accuweather it's Sparta... It's going to be the same way, but on crazier steroids."

Wow, we can already imagine the new 300 quotes we're going to be stuck hearing for years to come after this sequel.

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Stelios: It is an honor to die at your side.
King Leonidas: It is an honor to have lived at yours.

Persian: A thousand nations of the Persian empire descend upon you. Our arrows will blot out the sun!
Stelios: Then we will fight in the shade.