First Epic Trailer for Alex Proyas' Fantastical 'Gods of Egypt' Movie
18 November 2015
The story goes like this: All of creation is at stake. All of heaven is at war. Now summit has debuted the first epic trailer for Alex Proyas' Gods of Egypt, an action-adventure, that was inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt.
The ensemble cast of Gods includes Gerard Butler as Set, God of the Desert; Brenton Thwaites as Bek, Thief of Legend; Chadwick Boseman as Thoth, God of Wisdom; Elodie Yung as Hathor, Goddess of Love; and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Horus, God of the Sky. It may remind you of some kind of weird mash-up between Jupiter Ascending and Exodus: Gods & Kings. There are a ton of epic shots, and many amazing fantastical elements. I have to say - they got me with those giant monster snakes.
In this spectacular action-adventure movie, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Brenton Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. However, he can succeed, only if he enlists the help of the powerful god Horus (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Gerard Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. Their breathtaking battle against Set and his henchmen takes them into the afterlife and across the heavens. Both god and mortal must pass tests of courage and sacrifice if they hope to prevail in the epic final confrontation.
Alex Proyas (of The Crow, Dark City, I Robot, Knowing) is the director of the movie "Gods of Egypt", from a screenplay by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless. On February 26th You can expect the action-adventure "Gods of Egypt" to arrive.