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The One Ring Forums: Off Topic: The Pollantir:
300 Part Deux?
Poll: 300 Part Deux?
Very good idea
Good idea
Bad idea
Very bad idea
I never saw 300 Part 1.
Anything with David Wenham.
So why not LOTR Part 2?
My faith in humanity (one way or the other) is confirmed.
View Results (38 votes)


Dec 11 2008, 7:35pm

Post #1 of 10 (848 views)
300 Part Deux? Can't Post

Warner Brothers is greenlighting a sequel to the film "300".

Frank Miller is writing the story.

It looks like David Wenham will star.

What do you think?

Tol Eressea

Dec 11 2008, 7:41pm

Post #2 of 10 (473 views)
I never saw the first... [In reply to] Can't Post

Had been planning on going to see it, but EVERYONE I saw said it was awful. I don't usually put that much thought into other people's movie opinions, but not a single person recommended it to me, so I decided against it.

Tol Eressea

Dec 11 2008, 7:42pm

Post #3 of 10 (484 views)
Well, [In reply to] Can't Post

Since I never saw part one and I won't see part two, my opinion is useless.

Arwen's daughter

Dec 11 2008, 7:49pm

Post #4 of 10 (479 views)
But what story will they tell? [In reply to] Can't Post

I'm going to save my vote until there's more info. I thought 300 was a great movie (and I studied Greek history in college, historical accuracy be darned!) but I want to know what story they'll focus on before I can judge whether it's a good idea.

I'm definitely curious, though. And I'll probably watch the second one, eventually.

Superuser / Moderator

Dec 11 2008, 8:09pm

Post #5 of 10 (505 views)
Why? [In reply to] Can't Post

Why try to catch lightning in a bottle twice? Why not reflect on the greatness that is 300 and just move on to something new, rather than muddying the waters with a sequel?

One of 300's strengths is its originality. Well that'll go up in a puff of smoke with '301'.


Dec 12 2008, 5:44am

Post #6 of 10 (451 views)
I haven't seen the first one. [In reply to] Can't Post

But in general, I think sequels stink.


Dec 17 2008, 9:59am

Post #7 of 10 (470 views)
I agree [In reply to] Can't Post

with never having seen it whilst having (had) plans otherwise. Haven't heard anyone talking about the film though. Maybe that says enough....


Dec 22 2008, 5:45pm

Post #8 of 10 (445 views)
All depends! [In reply to] Can't Post

As others have said, it depends on the story and all that, but I loved 300, everything about it, the story, the way it was filmed and the characters, so they have big boots to fill!


Dec 22 2008, 8:12pm

Post #9 of 10 (418 views)
Loved 300. [In reply to] Can't Post

It was comic book stuff and i loved everything about it. I would like to know what the story for the sequel is going to be but i`m sure i will watch it anyway and decide then if it was a good idea or not.


Dec 30 2008, 2:30pm

Post #10 of 10 (652 views)
Loved 300 hate the sequel idea [In reply to] Can't Post

300 is a self-contained movie. It isn`t meant to be sequelized. Also, huge appeal of the original lies on Gerard Buttler`s charismatic shoulders. No Buttler, no movie. I can imagine they try to find another hot charismatic actor and,no, David Wenham (the worst thing about 300 - what an awful speech, yeesh!) does not fit the description.


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