Warner Bros. has released the first image for highly anticipated movie 300, directed by Zack Snyder.

The film opens March 16, 2007 and stars Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, Dominic West, David Wenham, Vincent Regan and Rodrigo Santoro.

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300 is an adaptation of Frank Miller's epic graphic novel. Using hyper-real renderings similar to Miller's own graphically stylized illustrations, the film tells the true story of 300 elite Spartan warriors led by their fearless king Leonidas (Butler), who thwart the charge of Xerxes and his massive Persian army at the battle of Thermopylae. Facing insurmountable odds, their valor and sacrifice inspire all of Greece to unite against their Persian foe, leading to the origins of democracy.

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