"300" Promo Clip is Pretty Drop-Dead Awesome

by | September 21, 2006 | Comments

It’s never wise to get too hyped for a movie based on only one promo clip, but … wow. The movie is Zack Snyder‘s "300," which is based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller. And maybe I’m nuts, but this thing looks like "Sin City" meets "Gladiator" — only cooler.

Click right here (updated with working link) for the goods, and just in case you’re wondering — that’s a Nine Inch Nails tune playing throughout the clip. (Apparently this is the exact same promo reel that played at Comic-Con a few months back, so my question is: Why the heck did it take so long to hit the interweb???)

Synopsis: "Set in the midst of the Persian-Greco war during the Battle of Thermopylae, where Spartan king Leonidas led his army of 300 soldiers into battle against the invading Persian army. According to legend, their valor and sacrifice inspired all of Greece to unite against their Persian foe, leading to the origins of democracy."

Cast: Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, Vincent Regan, and David Wenham.

Release Date: March 9th, 2007