“Immortals” Already Looks Way Better Than “Clash of the Titans”

Check out these first pics from "Immortals," from director Tarsem Singh, starring Mickey Rourke, Henry Cavill and Freida Pinto, with a script that was almost used for "Clash of the Titans."

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The upside to Clash of the Titans being as bad as it was is that it left us eager for a good Greek myth epic, and as luck would have it there's already one in the pipeline, from a script that was almost used for Clash.
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Behind the camera for Imortals is Tarsem Singh, who made his name doing music videos in the '90s, before making his feature-length debut with The Fall, a visually stunning fairy tale that was grossly under-seen.
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Henry Cavill (The Tudors) plays Theseus, "A purported bastard who ... embarks on a grail of discovery that has him finding he is the king’s son and also fated to become his country’s greatest hero."
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Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire) plays Phaedra, Theseus' second wife, who in some versions of the legend falls in love with her husband's son from his first marriage.
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Mickey Rourke plays King Hyperion, one of the 12 Titans that ruled during the Golden Age in Greek mythology, against whom Theseus wages war.
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Singh has likened his gods to "flying squirrels," saying they can fall from a great height and land without injury, but cannot fly. It's unclear what that is on that person's hand but we desperately don;t want to be punched by it.
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For more pictures from the set and a series of video interviews with Tarsem Singh, visit I Am Rogue. The film is due out Nov. 11, 2011.
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