Friday, 19 February 2016

God's of Egypt

The countdown begins in one of the most anticipated Hollywood Blockbuster of 2016.  Gods Of Egypt hits the big screen on a day and date release Worldwide on the 26th February.

Fans of Gerard Butler and his action flick 300 can sit back and enjoy, as the actor's upcoming film, 'Gods Of Egypt,' will see bigger and better action sequences. The makers of this fantasy film promise to up the bar by a few notches with its sheer scale and breathtaking visual effects. Gerard will be seen donning the cape and wielding the sword as Set, the God of Darkness.

Release Date: February 26, 2016 

Director: Alex Proyas

Budget: 140 million USD

Stars: Gerard Butler, Abbey Lee, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Casting Directors: John Papsidera, Nikki Barrett

Screenplay: Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless

Genres: Adventure | Fantasy

The survival of mankind hangs in the balance when Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, usurps Egypt's throne and plunges the prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Hoping to save the world and rescue his true love, a defiant mortal named Bek (Brenton Thwaites) forms an unlikely alliance with the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau). Their battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens for an epic confrontation.

Did You Know?

This film's story is based on the Egyptian myth "The Contendings of Horus and Set", where the gods Set and Horus battled for the rule of Egypt. 

The film features no Egyptian actors.
When the film was criticized for casting mostly Caucasian actors, the director and production companies issued separate apologies. 

This film and Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) have about 200 of the same cast and crew members. For examples, both films have the same first assistant director (P.J. Voeten), visual effects supervisor (Julian Dimsey), stunt members (Tim Wong and others), actors (Courtney Eaton, Abbey Lee, Bruce Spence and others) and many others.
Filming occurred in the Australian desert, which served for the Sahara desert. It was considered to film in the Sahara itself but it was felt to be too dangerous. 

Alex Proyas' first feature in seven years.
The staff-like weapon some of the gods are wielding is called a "was scepter", and was associated with people of power in ancient Egypt, specifically the gods and the ruling pharaoh. 

Gerard Butler said that as soon as he read the word 'God' in the script to describe his character, he knew would have to embark on a huge bodybuilding process. He said he started his work-outs immediately because he plays a God in the film and 'wanted to make sure he looked liked one by the time shooting began.' 

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