March 19, 2012
Exciting Actors Play Greek Gods in "Wrath of the Titans" (Opens Mar 29)
Joining Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson and Ralph Fiennes in Warner Bros.' new fantasy adventure “Wrath of the Titans” are new cast members playing critical roles. They are Edgar Ramirez (“The Bourne Ultimatum”) as Ares, Toby Kebbell (“Prince of Persia”) as Agenor and Rosamund Pike (“Die Another Day”) as Queen Andromeda.
Venezuelan actor Edgar Ramirez took on the part of Ares, embittered son of Zeus (Neeson). Resentful of the attention he feels his father has bestowed on his half-brother Perseus (Worthington), the god of war is out for blood.
Ramirez relished the role. “I grew up watching fantasy movies and always had a wish to be in one,” he reveals. “So to play Ares, one of the most prominent Olympian gods and, by definition, the greatest warrior ever, was a chance to fulfill that in a really fun way. Ares enjoys fighting for the sake of fighting; the heat of battle is what ignites this character. He’s violent and aggressive, with a very big ego, yet fragile in a way—his pride is easily deflated by what he perceives to be Zeus’ preference for Perseus, the son who never loved Zeus. Ares feels excluded, so when Hades presents him with an opportunity for revenge, he takes it.”
Another slighted offspring of the gods is Agenor, Poseidon’s (Danny Huston) long lost son who has turned into quite the criminal. Needing his innate expertise on the seas, Perseus seeks out Agenor, and finds him rotting in Queen Andromeda’s battlefield jail.
The role of Agenor, who proves not only a surprisingly strong ally but also provides a fair amount of comic relief on the dangerous endeavor, is played by Toby Kebbell. “My character has no interest in the gods or the fact that he’s a demigod,” Kebbell offers. “He’s been deserted by his father and so he’s turned his back on that world. Perseus brings him around to realizing that it’s their generation’s responsibility to take care of this mess with the powers that they possess. And even though Agenor is nonchalant about it, he knows he’s got an understanding of the sea, given to him by his father, Poseidon, and that Perseus will need him to win this fight. Secretly, he appreciates the respect Perseus has given him. No one else has ever given him that; everyone else just looks on him as a thief, which is fair because he is a thief.”
English actress Rosamund Pike plays Agenor’s captor, Queen Andromeda. The princess of Argos in the previous film, Andromeda inherited the crown after the death of her parents, the king and queen, and has since become a warrior in defense of her kingdom, even as the world collapses around her.
“I liked Andromeda because she felt like a real heroine for girls,” Pike shares. “I think boys have so many action hero role models in films, and there are fewer female characters like that. But Andromeda has changed a great deal from the end of the first film, when she was helpless and needed to be rescued. Now she’s Queen of her country and leading her army in war. She’s a fighter, and is going to make sure she never needs to be rescued again.”
Opening across the Philippines on March 29, “Wrath of the Titans” is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
20th Century Fox 3D About ABS-CBN Academy Awards Action Adam Sandler Alex Pettyfer Aliud Entertainment Amanda Seyfried Andrew Garfield Angelica Panganiban Angelina Jolie Animated Animated Movies Animation Anna Faris Anne Curtis Anne Hathaway Anthony Hopkins APT Entertainment Araneta Coliseum Astoria Plaza Awards Axinite Digicinema Ayala Malls Beauty Ben Affleck Ben Barnes Ben Stiller Billy Bob Thornton Blake Lively Blog Blog Update Blogging Tips BlogSpot Blue Sky Studios Brad Pitt Brooklyn Decker Bruce Willis Bryce Dallas Howard Bulacan Cameron Diaz Captive Cinema Carey Mulligan Catherine Hardwicke Catherine Zeta-Jones Channing Tatum Charlize Theron Chris Brown Chris Hemsworth Chris O'Donnell Chris Pine Chris Rock Christian Bale Christina Aguilera Cinemalaya Clint Eastwood Colin O'Donoghue Columbia Pictures Comedy Community Contest Crystalsky Multimedia Dan Aykroyd David Spade Denzel Washington Diana Agron Diane Lane Dianel Lane Dingdong Dantes Disney Disney Digital 3D Dream Works DreamWorks Animation Drew Barrymore Dwayne Johnson Eastwood Mall Elmo Magalona Emily Blunt Emma Roberts Emma Stone Emma Watson Emo? Enchanted Kingdom Eric Bana Erik Matti Ethan Hawke Eva Green Eva Mendes Evangeline Lilly Events Fantasy Fashion Focus Features Food Fox Searchlight Pictures Free Movie Tickets Games Garrett Hedlund George Clooney George Lucas Georgie Henley Gerard Butler Glorietta 4 GMA Films GMA-7 Greenbelt 3 Happy Health Horror IMAX Indie Films Inspirational Jack Nicholson Jackie Chan Jaden Smith Jake Gyllenhaal James Bond James Cameron James Franco. James Marsden Jamie Foxx Jason Sudeikis Javier Bardem Jay Chou Jeff Bridges Jennifer Aniston Jesse Eisenberg Jodie Foster John Goodman John Malkovich John Travolta Johnny Depp Jonah Hill Josh Duhamel Josh lucas Judy Ann Santos Julia Roberts Julianne Moore Julie Anne San Jose Justin Long Justin Timberlake Katherine Heigl Katy Perry Ken Jeong Kevin Costner Kevin James Kristen Bell Kristen Wiig Laguna Legendary Pictures Lena Headey Liam Neeson Love Luis Manzano Makati Makati Shangri-La Mandaluyong Mandy Moore Manila Manor Super Club Maria Bello Marikina Mark Wahlberg Market Market Marvel Matt Damon Matt Dillon Maya Rudolph Megavision Inc Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures MGM Michael Douglas Michelle Rodriguez Mila Kunis Movie Festival Movie Marathan Movie Review Movie Soundtrack Movies Music Neill Blomkamp New Line Cinema Newport Cinema Newport Mall News Nicolas Cage Oliver Jackson-Cohen Olivia Wilde Ortigas Oscars Owen Wilson Pasay Pasig Paul Bettany Paul Giamatti Penelope Cruz Penélope Cruz Personal Peter Jackson PhotoShop Pictures Pierce Brosnan Pinoy Movies Pixar Politics Quezon City Ralph Fiennes Random Ray Stevenson Reese Witherspoon Regal Films Resorts World Manila Richard Armitage Rizal Robert de Niro Robert Downey Jr Robert Downey Jr. Robinson's Metro East Robinson’s Galleria Rockwell Rodrigo Santoro Russell Crowe Ryan Reynolds Salma Hayek Sam Worthington Samuel L. Jackson Sandra Bullock Sarah Geronimo Sci-Fi Selena Gomez Seth Rogen Shangri-La Plaza Shangri-la Plaza Mall Shia LaBeouf SM Cinemas SM Mall Of Asia SM Marilao SM Megamall SM North EDSA SM San Lazaro SM Sta. Mesa SM The Block SM Valenzuela Solar Entertainment Sony Pictures Sports Star Cinema Sullivan Stapleton Taylor Kitsch Taylor Schilling Technology Television The Podium Thor Thriller Tina Fey Tom Cruise Tom Hanks Touchstone Pictures TriStar Pictures TV TV5 United International Pictures Universal Pictures Valenzuela Vanessa Hudgens Vhong Navarro Vice Ganda Village Roadshow Pictures Viva Films Walt Disney Animation Studio Walt Disney Pictures Walt Disney Studios Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures International Warner Bros Will Ferrell Will Pouter Will Smith World Trade Center Zac Efron Zach Galifianakis Zachary Levi