The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior
The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior is a 2008 direct-to-DVD prequel to the 2002 film The Scorpion King, itself a prequel to the 1999 reimagining of The Mummy. Filming for the film began on October 1, 2007, in Cape Town, South Africa. The film had a scheduled release date of August 19, 2008, in the United States, and was released on Blu-ray Disc and DVD.
Mathayus aims to avenge the death of his father at the hand of Sargon, now king of Akkad, by taking service in his Black Scorpions squad. After completing his training he is tasked by Sargon to kill Noah, Mathayus's own brother. He saves him and escapes the city, but a magic arrow follows them and kills Noah.
|genre||action adventure fantasy|
|keywords||akkad akkadian empire astarte attack black magic fight minotaur osiris sargon sargon of akkad scorpion set on fire shadow surround sword of damocles train underworld water supply|
|producer||James Jacks Sean Daniel|
|publisher||Universal Studios Home Entertainment|
|theme||direct-to-video prequel swashbuckler|