Film trailer: 'Immortals' with Cavill, Pinto and Rourke
Thursday 28 April 2011
The first trailer for the epic action fantasy
Immortals was released April 27, revealing the fierce battle of warrior Theseus in ancient Greece.
Previously known as "War of the Gods" and also known as "Dawn of War," the film in 3D stars the upcoming Superman Henry Cavill ( Stardust) in the lead role as a human chosen by the god Zeus to defeat the brutal King Hyperion, played by Mickey Rourke ( Iron Man, The Wrestler).
Footage shows grand landscapes and impressive effects with vast armies and magic arrows from a legendary weapon that could destroy mankind.
Theseus must avenge his mother's killing and fight to keep the invincible long-lost Bow of Epirus from evil Hyperion, who seeks it to rule the world.
The film also stars Freida Pinto ( Slumdog Millionaire) as Phaedra, the oracle who predicts it is Theseus's destiny to stop the rampage and destruction. Also costars John Hurt ( Harry Potter) and Luke Evans ( Clash of the Titans).
Directed by Tarsem Singh, who is in pre-production on The Brothers Grimm: Snow White starring Julia Roberts, Armie Hammer ( The Social Network) and Lily Collins.
Immortals hits theaters on November 11 - or 11-11-11.
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