Rodrigo Santoro is now officially set to return as the creepy Persian god-king Xerxes for Noam Murro's Spartan sequel 300: Battle of Artemisia. The actor will be joining Eva Green, Sullivan Stapleton and Jamie Blackley.
According to Deadline, Santoro will reprise his role as one of two villains, the other being Green's character Artemisia. The film is scheduled to begin production this summer.
- Legendary Pictures
In addition to the 300 sequel, Rodrigo will also be appearing in Arnold Schwarzenegger's The Last Stand as well as Heleno, a foreign film based on the world-famous soccer player Heleno de Freitas.