Eva Green in talks to join 300 prequel Battle Of Artemisia

She'll play the goddess of the title

Many people would classify Eva Green as a goddess, so it's no surprise to hear that she has been cast as that very thing in prequel 300: Battle Of Artemisia.

She's in negotiations to play titular goddess Artemisia, a gold-covered baddie who convinces Persian king Xerxes to head into battle.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Green has entered negotiations for the role, and, should she sign on, she'll add an unexpected sheen of class to what was looking like an uninspired cash-in.

Noam Murro (director of dramedy Smart People) is barking down the megaphone on this one, which is expected to open at some point in 2013.

Green will next be seen in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows.

Would Green's involvement stoke your interest in a 300 prequel? Comment now!

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    • Ali1748

      Dec 17th 2011, 20:48

      You know what this means.....another chance to glimpse at Eva's succulent puppies :D

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    • Jeffbiscuits

      Dec 18th 2011, 1:52

      Yum

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    • bachchan

      Dec 18th 2011, 15:50

      the prospect of THAT body dripping in gold...make the film NOW!!!

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