Immortals

Immortals is a 2011 3D action fantasy adventure film directed by Tarsem Singh and starring Henry Cavill, Freida Pinto, and Mickey Rourke.[2] The film also stars Luke Evans, Kellan Lutz, Joseph Morgan, Stephen Dorff, Alan Van Sprang, Isabel Lucas, and John Hurt. The film was previously named Dawn of War and War of the Gods before being officially named Immortals, and is loosely based on the Greek myths of Theseus and the Minotaur and the Titanomachy.

                                              

It was released in 2D and in 3-D (using the Real D 3D and Digital 3D formats) on November 11, 2011 by Universal Pictures and Relativity Media.[3]

                                              

 

plot

 

Years after the Titanomachy, the King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) declares war on humanity. He searches for the Epirus Bow, a legendary weapon created by the war god Ares (Daniel Sharman), which will allow him to free the rest of the Titans from Tartarus and take revenge on the Olympians who brought about their downfall. In accordance with ancient laws, the gods are unable to take a side in the war between Hyperion and humanity. It is left to Theseus (Henry Cavill), who was chosen by Zeus (Luke Evans) and accompanied by the priestess Phaedra (Freida Pinto) and a thief named Stavros (Stephen Dorff), to protect his homeland and save the gods.

                   

Cast

 

    * Henry Cavill as Theseus, the film's protagonist.
    * Stephen Dorff as Stavros, a cunning slave and master thief who joins Theseus on his quest.[4]
    * Luke Evans as Zeus, king of the gods, brother of Poseidon and father of Athena
    * Isabel Lucas as Athena, goddess of warfare, battle strategies, wisdom and justice.[5]
    * Kellan Lutz as Poseidon, god of the sea and brother of Zeus[6]
    * Freida Pinto as Phaedra, an oracle priestess who joins Theseus on his quest.[7]
    * Mickey Rourke as King Hyperion, king of Crete and the film's antagonist.
    * John Hurt as Old Zeus, an older and earthly manifestation of Zeus and mentor of Theseus.[8]
    * Peter Stebbings as Helios, Athenian soldier.
    * Joseph Morgan as Lysander, the traitorous Athenian soldier who joins King Hyperion on his quest.
    * Daniel Sharman as Ares, god of war.
    * Corey Sevier as Apollo, god of light, art, music, healing, poetry, archery, medicine and prophecy.
    * Steve Byers as Heracles, forger of the Epirus Bow.

 

Production

 

This film incorporates classical Greek myths filmed using 3D technology, necessitating extensive post production.[original research?] Director Tarsem Singh said that he is planning an action film using Renaissance painting styles. He then goes on to say that the film is "Basically, Caravaggio meets Fight Club. It's a really hardcore action film done in Renaissance painting style. I want to see how that goes; it's turned into something really cool. I'm going for a very contemporary look on top of that so I'm kind of going with, you know, Renaissance time with electricity. So it's a bit like Baz Luhrman doing Romeo + Juliet in Mexico; it's just taking a particular Greek tale and half (make it contemporary) and telling it."[9] The film had a $80 million production budget and cost "at least" $50 million to market.[1]

 

Immortals Comments Overview

2 Comments

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    By : Sumesh

    Want to see new 3d fantasy movies

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    By : Rahul

    Heartily agree with Sideswipe. However, you failed to toeminn how BAD the entire movie looked. The art, costuming and set designers should be locked in the boiler bull. It was distractingly inappropriate to glue rhinestones on the magic modern bow that I could buy at Walmart, spray paint black and bejazzel myself. Speaking of Wally world, every piece of armor looked like plastic with a heavy dose of their bargain basement paint. For the humans, some one finger painted some black wash on it. I've seen way better armor at DragonCon.Life in Olympia looked pretty dull. The only thing to do for fun must have been to try to see who could hold back the giggles the longest over the lovely head gear the boys were wearing. After Aries gets blasted, they used that piece of wall as a decoration that kind of looks like an outline of passage from old Bugs Bunny cartoon. The whole family was so sad about loosing their immortal brother that they draped black fabric over themselves . but even that had gold sparkles! After all, they may be in mourning, but they are still gods and have to be fashionable. The high councilman' or whatever our peace loving negotiator's title was, went to war in a full length blue sequin cape which was only out done by Hyperion's war mask covered in gold rhinestones. What the frell were you guys thinking? Oh! Look at these guys! They're important, how can we make him stand out of the crowd? Let's make them sparkly! That's not in the budget? OK, I've got a bag of rhinestones, some glue and sequin cloth left over from my stay in Los Vegas. They'll look FAB-U-LOUSE! Now, let's look at the set designs . I could just FEEL all our actors roaming around in a Green Room being told, It's ok, they'll digitize something in there later. then they blew the budget on the cool looking fight scenes and totally forgot about anything else. It's obvious that someone called up a buddy to email them the computer renderings of the Black Gates of Mordor. To bad they didn't feel the need to tweek it because LOTR was YEARS ago, no one will remember if we reuse all that data.

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