Production has begun on ‘Clash Of The Titans 2’, the Jonathan Liebesman (‘Battle: Los Angeles’) directed sequel to 2010s ‘Clash Of The Titans’.
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.
A remake of the original 1981 film, the $125 million budgeted film ‘Clash Of The Titans’ was released in 2010 and generated $330 million in worldwide box office receipts.
Returning for the sequel will be actors Sam Worthington (‘Avatar’) as Perseus, and Academy Award® nominees Ralph Fiennes (‘The English Patient’,’Harry Potter’) as Hades and Liam Neeson (‘Schindler’s List’, ‘Unknown’) as Zeus.
‘Clash of the Titans 2’ will be filming in studios outside London and will later shoot on location in Surrey, South Wales and in the Spanish Canary Islands on the island of Tenerife. Currently the film is scheduled for a March 30, 2012 release date.