Immortals is starting to look pretty impressive, 300-esque but impressive nonetheless. The basis for this new found belief in the project is the action-laden, barnstorming new trailer for the film that has just found it’s way online.
Starring the new Superman Henry Cavill the movie tells the story of Theseus, a peasant chosen by Zeus to protect Greece and save the gods. Bit of a burden that. Thankfully our lad is a dab hand with a sword and has the feisty priestess Phaedra for company.
Alongside Cavill stand an all-star cast including Stephen Dorff, Isabel Lucas, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz, John Hurt, and the always wonderful Mickey Rourke. Director Tarsem Singh famously gave us The Cell, so hopefully he can pull another hit out of the bag with this one.
Immortals is released November 11th.
Visionary director Tarsem Singh (“The Cell,” “The Fall”) and producers Gianni Nunnari (“300”), Mark Canton (“300”) and Ryan Kavanaugh (“The Fighter”) unleash an epic tale of treachery, vengeance and destiny in “Immortals,” a stylish and spectacular 3D adventure. As a power-mad king razes ancient Greece in search of a legendary weapon, a heroic young villager rises up against him in a thrilling quest as timeless as it is powerful.
The brutal and bloodthirsty King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) and his murderous Heraklion army are rampaging across Greece in search of the long lost Bow of Epirus. With the invincible Bow, the king will be able to overthrow the Gods of Olympus and become the undisputed master of his world. With ruthless efficiency, Hyperion and his legions destroy everything in their wake, and it seems nothing will stop the evil king’s mission.
As village after village is obliterated, a stonemason named Theseus (Henry Cavill) vows to avenge the death of his mother in one of Hyperion’s raids. When Theseus meets the Sybelline Oracle, Phaedra (Freida Pinto), her disturbing visions of the young man’s future convince her that he is the key to stopping the destruction. With her help, Theseus assembles a small band of followers and embraces his destiny in a final desperate battle for the future of humanity.