We’re about a month away from the return of the mighty 300 in the upcoming Noam Murro-directed sequel, 300: Rise of an Empire. The film is mostly taking place on the sea, and today we’re happy to share a featurette and some images from the making of this grand movie. If your’e a movie-making geek like me, you’ll appreciate the filmmaking process and all that goes into making one of these epics come to life!

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300: Rise of an Empire is due out March 7th, 2014. The film is being directed by Noam Murro and stars: Lena Headey, Sullivan Stapelton, Rodrigo Santoro and Eva Green.