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Warrior. Legend. King: "The Scorpion King" (2002), a film by Chuck Russell

Posted by Theia - Sunday, April 21st, 2013

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«The Scorpion King» (also known as "Re scorpione, Il") is an Action/Adventure/Fantasy/Romance/Thrille-r film directed by Chuck Russell, and written by Jonathan Hales, David Hayter, William Osborne and Stephen Sommers, released in the USA on April 17 of 2002 . Dwayne Johnson and Steven Brand are starring, alongside Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu, Bernard Hill and Grant Heslov.

Storyline:


Mathayus (Johnson), the last true Akkadian mercenary, along with his half-brother and friend, is hired by King Pheron (Rees) to kill a sorcerer, whose prophetic powers allow the vicious Emperor Memnon (Brand) to rule his empire with an iron fist. He sneaks into Memnon's camp and finds his way to the sorcerer's tent, where he discovers that Memnon's sorcerer is actually a beautiful sorceress called Cassandra (Hu). Unfortunately, Mathayus is discovered and caught by the guards, thanks to a tip-off by Pheron's treacherous son, Takmet (Facinelli), leading to Mathayus's half-brother and friend being killed. Before Memnon can kill Mathayus, Cassandra protests, saying it wouldn't be wise because the gods favor him and to kill him would bring misfortune. Unable to kill Mathayus himself, Memnon has him buried to his neck in sand for fire ants to come eat his head. With the help of the horse thief Arpid (Heslov), he manages to escape. Now free again, Mathayus decides to avenge his [...]

Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

The Scorpion King
The Scorpion King
(Source : The Official Trailer)

The Scorpion King
The Scorpion King
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Michael Clarke Duncan (Balthazar) and Dwayne Johnson (Mathayus the Scorpion King) in The Scorpion King (2002)
Michael Clarke Duncan (Balthazar) and Dwayne Johnson (Mathayus the Scorpion King) in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus the Scorpion King in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

The Scorpion King
The Scorpion King
(Source : The Official Trailer)

Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
Kelly Hu as Cassandra in The Scorpion King (2002)
(Source : The Official Trailer)

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