Jack O'Connell Cast In 300: BATTLE OF ARTEMISIA
The British actor, who previously was a part of the TV series Skins, has signed on for a role in Warner Bros.' upcoming 300 sequel, which begins production this summer. Read on for details.
Daily Mail (via The Playlist) reveals that British actor Jack O'Connell (who previously worked on the television series Skins, and will be soon be seen in Legendary Pictures' The Seventh Son) has signed on for a role in Warner Bros.' planned 300 follow-up, apparently titled 300: Battle Of Artemisia. The movie is expected to begin production this summer in Bulgaria. O'Connell is said to be playing the character Calista, and is currently undergoing some sword training for the part. Jamie Blackley was previously set to play the character, but recently dropped out. He joins previously revealed cast members Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Rodrigo Santoro (who's reprising his role as Xerxes from the first movie) and Callan Mulvey. Noam Murro is directing from a script by Kurt Johnstad.
300: Battle Of Artemisia is expected to hit theaters August 2nd, 2013.
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