Kurt Johnstad, known best for his work on 300, is writing the Warner Bros. historical epic The Lost Legion, about Roman soldiers sold into slavery into following defeat, only to be freed by a band of Chinese warriors.
Jack O’Connell, best known for his role on the U.K. teen drama Skins, has joined the cast of director Noam Murro’s follow-up to 300. The film opens Aug. 2, 2013.
Director Noam Murro’s still-untitled follow-up to the 2007 blockbuster 300 will open Aug. 2, 2013, going up against two other comics-based movies: the sequels to The Smurfs and RED. Warner Bros. also carved out May 10, 2013, for Pacific Rim, Guillermo del Toro’s hotly anticipated giant-monster movie.
British actor Jamie Blackley will play the young leader of a band of soldiers in director Noam Murro’s untitled follow-up to the 2007 blockbuster 300.