Thursday, June 10, 2004

Young Alexander is coming

"The success of Ridley Scott's Epic 'Gladiator' and Wolfgang Petersons recently released 'Troy' seems to have triggered a series of initiatives in Hollywood circles to put Swords and Sandals films at the top of the Box Office entries for the next two years. The latest of such films is an Egyptian, Greek and British co-production entitled 'Young Alexander' directed by Lebanese director Jalal Mehri.

The Story tells the coming of age of young Alexander ( Sam Heughan), future world conqueror, from his boyhood in Greece to his assumption of Regent of the Land, after proving his worth to his father, the demanding King Phillip. "