French actress Eva Green ("Casino Royale") stars as the goddess 'Artemis', in the Warners, Legendary "300" prequel, "300: Rise of An Empire", directed by Noam Murro.
In the new film, Artemis is the supernatural deity who manipulates 'Xerxes' into battle against the 'Spartans'.
With pre-Greek origins, the myth of Artemis presented her as the daughter of 'Zeus' and 'Leto.
She was revered as the Hellenic goddess of the moon, the hunt, wild animals and women.
"300", the 2007 Legendary Pictures feature based on the 1998 Dark Horse Comics' series, written/illustrated by Frank Miller, is a fictionalized retelling of the 'Battle of Thermopylae', directed by Zack Snyder ("Watchmen"). Budgeted at $60 million and shot in a Montreal warehouse studio, "300" was noted for its extensive use of super-imposition chroma key technique, to help replicate the imagery of the original comic book.
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