Wenham Wonderland
Acting Career: Films

300 (2007)

* Synopsis & Cast * David's Role * Trivia * Gallery * Press * Audio * Video * Links *


Synopsis and Cast:

King Leonidas defies the ruling of the high council and gathers 300 volunteers to fight of the invasion of Sparta by the Persians.

Cast List:
Gerard Butler - King Leonidas
Lena Headey - Queen Gorgo
Dominic West - Theron
David Wenham - Dilios
Vincent Regan - Captain
Michael Fassbender - Stelios
Tom Wisdom - Astinos
Andrew Pleavin - Daxos
Andrew Tiernan - Ephialtes
Rodrigo Santoro - Xerxes
Tyler Neitzel - Leonidas at 15 yrs
Stephen McHattie - Loyalist
Greg Kramer - Ephor #1
Alex Ivanovici - Ephor #2
Kelly Craig - Oracle Girl
Eli Snyder - Leonidas at 7 / 8 yrs
Giovani Cimmino - Pleistarchos
Tim Connolly - Leonidas' Father
Marie-Julie Rivest - Leonidas' Mother
Sebastian St. Germain - Fighting Boy (12 years old)
Peter Mensah - Messenger
Dennis St John - Spartan Baby Inspector
Neil Napier - Spartan with Stick
Dylan Smith - Sentry #1
Maurizio Terrazzano - Sentry #2
Robert Paradis - Spartan General
Kwasi Songui - Persian
Alexandra Beaton - Burned Village Child
Frédéric Smith - Statesman
Loucas Minchillo - Spartan Baby A
Nicholas Minchillo - Spartan Baby B
Tom Rack - Ephor #3
David Francis - Ephor #4
James Bradford - Ephor #5
Andrew Shaver - Free Greek-Potter
Robin Wilcock - Free Greek-Sculptor
Kent McQuaid - Free Greek-Blacksmith
Marcel Jeannin - Free Greek-Baker
Jere Gillis - Spartan General #2
Jeremy Thibodeau - Spartan Boy
Tyrone Benskin - Persian Emissary
Robert Maillet - Uber Immortal (Giant)
Patrick Sabongui - Persian General
Leon Laderach - Executioner
Dave Lapommeray - Persian General Slaughtered
Vervi Mauricio - Armless Concubine
Charles Papasoff - Blacksmith
Isabelle Champeau - Mother at Market
Veronique-Natale Szalankiewicz - Daughter at Market (3 / 5 years old)
Maéva Nadon - Girl at Market
David Thibodeau - Boy #1 at Market
David Schaap - Potter
Jean Michel Paré - Other Council Guard
Stewart Myiow - Persian General
Andreanne Ross - Concubine #1
Sara Giacalone - Concubine #2
Ariadne Bourbonnière - Kissing Concubine #1
Isabelle Fournel - Kissing Concubine #2
Sandrine Merette-Attiow - Contortionist
Elisabeth Etienne - Dancer
Danielle Hubbard - Dancer
Ruan Vibegaard - Dancer
Genevieve Guilbault - Slave Girl
Bonnie Mak - Slave Girl
Amélie Sorel - Slavegirl
Caroline Aspirot - Slave Girl
Gina Gagnon - Slave Girl
Tania Trudell - Slave Girl
Stéphanie Aubry - Slave Girl
Mercedes Leggett - Slave Girl
Atif Y. Siddiqi - Transsexual (Arabian) #3
Stephania Gambaroff - Slave Girl
Chanelle Lamothe - Slave Girl
Sabrina-Jasmine Guilbault - Slave Girl
Manny Cortez Tuazon - Transsexual (Asian) #1
Camille Rizkallah - Giant with Arrow
Trudi Hanley - Long Neck Woman
Neon Cobran - Litter Bearer / Slave
Gary A. Hecker - Ubermortal Vocals (voice)


David's Role:

David played Dilios, a warrior with a penchant for storytelling. He also narrates the film.


Gallery:

Comic-Con 2006
Extras and Behind the Scenes
Interviews
London Premiere
Los Angeles Premiere
Screen Captures


Trivia:

Based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller.

David was nominated for Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor.

David and the rest of the cast underwent grueling training to get fit for the film, including a diet consisting of five almonds for breakfast.

Filmed entirely on a soundstage in Montreal using blue screens. David had been concerned about being outside in nothing but a thong during a Canadian winter, but he was reassured that they wouldn't be outdoors.

David signed on before he read the graphic novel. He "nearly passed out" when he got the book and saw the first scene had Dilios in the nude. Zach Snyder told him not to worry.

It is believed that Dilios is based on an historical figure named Aristodemus who survived the battle of Thermopolae, was deemed a coward, but then redeemed himself in the battle we see him lead at the end of the film.

There has been talk of a prequel, but nothing has been finalized yet.

Director Zach Snyder also directed Legend of the Guardians.

Eli Snyder is Zach Snyder's son.


Audio:

Hamish and Andy interview David (if you don't see it on the page, do a search and you'll find it)
Kyle and Jackie interview David


Video:

David Wenham Interview at ComicCon 2006 - IFilm
Trailers, TV ads and Journals
AOL.com Videos
MTV.com '300' Exclusive: 300 Seconds Of Mayhem
LA Premiere
London Premiere
And another one.
And several here!
David Wenham KTLA interview
Movies: Spartan David Wenham - Fairfax Digital


Links:

Official Site
300 on Yahoo! Movies
CanMag- 300 Trailer, Movie Clips, Stills, Synopsis
GerardButler.Net Gallery
www.myspace.com/300themovie


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