Lionsgate sees “franchise” potential in Homer’s epic poems

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It took ten years for the Greek hero Odysseus to come home from the Trojan War, and if Lionsgate has its way, it could take that long to tell his story on the big screen.

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The Hunger Games team prepares to go on an Odyssey

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The final Hunger Games movie isn’t even finished yet, but the people making it have already got their next would-be blockbuster lined up.

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Review: Troy (dir. Wolfgag Petersen, 2004)

Gladiator gave us a nasty, brutish vision of the world, but it compensated somewhat with a soothing and vaguely pagan belief in the afterlife. The Passion of The Christ gave us the suffering and execution of the Jewish Messiah, but it concluded with a brief glimpse of the resurrection by which he conquered death. Now comes Troy, the biggest Greco-Roman epic of them all — so far — and its theology is of a more agnostic sort.

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