GODS OF EGYPT is an upcoming 2016 fantasy film directed by Alex Proyas (Dark City, I, Robot, Knowing), who co-wrote the film with Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. It stars Gerard Butler, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Rufus Sewell, Brenton Thwaites, Geoffrey Rush, Abbey Lee, Courtney Eaton, Chadwick Boseman, Elodie Yung, and Bryan Brown.
In this action-adventure inspired by the classic mythology of Egypt, the survival of mankind hangs in the balance as an unexpected mortal hero Bek (Thwaites) undertakes a thrilling journey to save the world and rescue his true love. In order to succeed, he must enlist the help of the powerful god Horus (Coster-Waldau) in an unlikely alliance against Set (Butler), the merciless god of darkness, who has usurped Egypt’s throne, plunging the once peaceful and prosperous empire into chaos and conflict. As 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.
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