'300: Rise of an Empire' Gets Pushed Back to March 2014

Warner Bros. has also been moved Doug Liman's sci-fi film 'All You Need is Kill' to June 6th, 2014 from it's original March 14th, 2014 release date.
300: Rise of an Empire pushed back to March 2014
300: Rise of an Empire pushed back to March 2014
Warner Bros. has announced that they have moved release dates for Noam Murro's action drama 300: Rise of an Empire and Doug Liman's sci-fi action film All You Need Is Kill. Warner Bros' President of Domestic Distribution Dan Fellman made the announcement with the President of International Distribution Veronika Kwan Vandenberg yesterday.

300: Rise of an Empire was originally set to premiere August 2nd, 2013, but has been moved up almost a year to March 7, 2014. Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel Xerxes, the film is set during an epic battle on the sea. Greek general Themistokles (Sullivan Stapleton) is attempting to unite Greece by leading his army into a battle against Persian forces. Rodrigo Santoro is starring as mortal-turned-god Xerxes alongside Eva Green.

All You Need Is Kill has also been shifted from it's original March 14th, 2014 release date to June 6, 2014. Doug Liman's sci-fi action thriller is set during a futuristic alien invasion. A young recruit is killed in the line of duty and is reborn to relive his death in a repeating time warp. He eventually realizes that the event is transforming him into a more deadly warrior and plots to change the outcome of that day.

Dan Fellman has this to say about the changes.

"We have tremendous confidence in All You Need Is Kill and view it as a perfect tent pole for the Summer frame, with its combination of great cast, compelling story and tremendous action. Moving 300: Rise of an Empire to March 7 continues in the tradition of the first '300,' and kicks off the Spring movie-going season in epic style. The film is on track to become all that audiences have come to expect from the franchise."


Veronika Kwan Vandenberg added her excitement for the projects.

"We are thrilled about All You Need Is Kill heating up our Summer '14 slate. It is an action-packed adventure, told by an extraordinary cast, which is sure to have global appeal. We are also excited about the continuation of the '300' saga. The first '300' movie was a huge success internationally, and the day-and-date release of the new film is a great opportunity to turn its opening into a worldwide event."

300: Rise of an Empire was released March 7th, 2014 and stars Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson, Callan Mulvey, David Wenham, Rodrigo Santoro, Jack O'Connell. The film is directed by Noam Murro.

Edge of Tomorrow comes to theaters June 6th, 2014 and stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Lara Pulver, Jeremy Piven, Bill Paxton, Charlotte Riley, Madeleine Mantock, Jonas Armstrong. The film is directed by Doug Liman.



Sources: Warner Bros.

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Comments (9)

  1. Bill Louis

    WTF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    11 months agoby @Bill-LouisFlag

  2. undeadslayer4

    SCREW THIS 300 i wanna watch the movie now!!!!!!!

    11 months agoby @undeadslayer4Flag

  3. CelluloidDreams

    DAMN!

    11 months agoby @2movieguysFlag

  4. EmmyttWolfe

    I will go into this movie with low exceptions.

    11 months agoby @EmmyttWolfeFlag

  5. Cheetoboy

    Well its no surprised that they changed the date, a teaser trailer hasn't even been released yet, I'm curious about All You Need is Kill

    11 months agoby @cheetoboyFlag

  6. fanboy

    Only makes sense. I mean 300:ROAE was less than three months from release with no trailer and little to none marketing/advertising. Hardly anyone knows their are even making a second one. Plus this movie would be much better suited for a March release than a August.

    11 months agoby @fanboyFlag

  7. Mr.K

    Are you f*cking sh*tting me!

    11 months agoby @mr-kFlag

  8. Trangalanga10

    Tom Cruise is on Fire with Sci-Fi films. All you Need is Kill sounds great, the only thing I will change is the title, I'm still wondering about Liman's work on the film.

    11 months agoby @Trangalanga10Flag