Plot Details and Returning Cast Revealed for 'Clash of the Titans 2'
by Ethan Anderton
March 23, 2011
Today Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures announced the beginning of principal photography on what has been referred to as Wrath of the Titans, but within the press release is still being called the sequel to Clash of the Titans. In addition, original cast members returning for the sword and sandals sequel have also been revealed. As expected, Sam Worthington will be reprising his role as our Greek demi-god hero Perseus and Ralph Fiennes and Liam Neeson are both back as the gods Hades and Zeus respectively. Even more of the film's original cast members returning can be found below along with the film's official plot synopsis.
Here's the sequel's plot according to Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures press release:
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus—the demigod son of Zeus—is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son, Helius.
Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity’s lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans and their ferocious leader, Kronos, father of the long-ruling brothers Zeus, Hades and Poseidon. The triumvirate had overthrown their powerful father long ago, leaving him to rot in the gloomy abyss of Tartarus, a dungeon that lies deep within the cavernous underworld.
Perseus cannot ignore his true calling when Hades, along with Zeus’ godly son, Ares (Edgar Ramírez), switch loyalty and make a deal with Kronos to capture Zeus. The Titans’ strength grows stronger as Zeus’ remaining godly powers are siphoned, and hell is unleashed on earth.
Enlisting the help of the warrior Queen Andromeda (Rosamund Pike), Poseidon’s demigod son, Argenor (Toby Kebbell), and fallen god Hephaestus (Bill Nighy), Perseus bravely embarks on a treacherous quest into the underworld to rescue Zeus, overthrow the Titans and save mankind.
Jonathan Liebesman (Battle: Los Angeles) is at the helm of this sequel which also sees the return of Danny Huston (Robin Hood), reprising his role as Poseidon, god of the sea, Edgar Ramírez (The Bourne Ultimatum) as the god of war, Ares, Bill Nighy (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) as Hephaestus, whose twisted, lame figure belies his Olympian origins, Toby Kebbell (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time) as Agenor, imprisoned thief and son of Poseidon who joins Perseus on his journey to Tartarus and Rosamund Pike (Barney’s Version) as Andromeda, the princess whose life Perseus once saved, and who now, as a queen, follows Perseus into battle. Sorry, but I guess there's no room for Gemma Arterton to come back to deliver more exposition. Sound good?
Reader Feedback - 17 Comments
O.o Where did all the Gemma go? What, she died /again/ and Zeus couldn't bring her back to life a second time?
Never Amsterdam on Mar 23, 2011
Damnit - Gemma Arterton is my favorite eye candy! :'(
Harm on Mar 23, 2011
sounds like a great movie, cant wait to hear more details 🙂
rain on Mar 23, 2011
Release the disappointment
Nic Cage's Hairline on Mar 23, 2011
Hahahaha!! Love it....
winston on Mar 23, 2011
I love Rosamund Pike. I'll give this movie a shot!
Blue Silver on Mar 23, 2011
Why dont you just call him Kratos give him massive weapons and make him kill everyone! Seem to have stolen most of the God of War plot already.
Anonymous on Mar 23, 2011
or the plot of, oh say, greek mythology?...
KeyNeezy on Mar 23, 2011
Kratos the video game character...
Anonymous on Mar 23, 2011
I'll see it, the first one was ruined by Leterrier...so perhaps Liebesman will repair it. I like the idea Perseus being a single parent, I just hope the boy they cast can act, many sequels are ruined by a child actor...so we'll see.
Anonymous on Mar 23, 2011
Strange. Neeson was on The Graham Norton Show (UK chat show) a couple of weeks back and joined the chat show mid-way through as he came straight from shooting Wrath of the Titans at Shepperton Studios. Perhaps they were doing costume fitting then. Link (FF to 2m 30s): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o6phsgzyFzQ&feature=related
AB on Mar 23, 2011
Thanks for the clip ... and it sound he was acting .. not just doing costume fitting !!! For sure they want to keep it secret !! 😉
shero on Mar 24, 2011
Ha anyone here noticed that this story is a rip-off the god of war videogame franchise??? But lame.
Zephyr77 on Mar 24, 2011
not really...I mean sure there are similarities, but not many. One its not a a man who murdered his wife and child who is trying to kill Aries, or Zeus, or the other Gods of Olympus.
Anonymous on Mar 24, 2011
Story sounds good... as long it's not a complete mess like Clash was. Perseus needs recasting, though. Worthington is a block of wood who doesn't even bother to try covering up his Aussie accent.
bubo on Mar 25, 2011
can't wait to see Toby
silver on Mar 26, 2011
sounds good cant wait to check it out 😀
A5J4DX on Mar 27, 2011
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