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Scorpion King 3 Trailer Online
Plus more Death Race on the way

18 October 2011  |  Written by Owen Williams  |  Source: Universal / Dread Central

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Scorpion King 3 Trailer Online

Screw The Avengers and The Dark Knight Rises; we know full well that what you guys really want is more Scorpion Kings and Death Races. Well Christmas has arrived early, with a trailer for the former - Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption - and news of the latter.

Did you even know there was a Scorpion King 2? Rise Of The Warrior went straight to DVD in 2008, starring Randy Couture and directed by Russell "Highlander" Mulcahy. It was a prequel to, of course, the original Scorpion King, which starred The Rock and was a spin-off prequel from The Mummy 2.

What that means is that Scorpion King 3: Battle For Redemption is the sequel to a prequel to a prequel that was a spin-off of the sequel to a remake. Feel free to correct our maths there, but we think that's right. In practice, it seems to be an excuse for Ron Perlman and Billy Zane to wave swords around in a forest somewhere cheap. MMA fighter Kimbo Slice and WWE wrestler Dave Batista also get a look-in, but you'll notice Voiceover Man doesn't give the slightest mention to the film's actual star. It's Victor Webster, from Melrose Place and Lincoln Heights.

The director is Roel Reine, who made Steven Seagal's Pistol Whipped and the DTV Death Race 2, another prequel, which starred Luke Goss as the Frankenstein that Jason Statham replaced in Paul WS Anderson's Death Race. Reine is now at work on Death Race 3, with Goss, Tanit Phoenix and Danny Trejo all returning. The new film - sequel to a prequel to a remake - takes place in "a new prison in Africa".

Scorpion King 3 is out on DVD in January, and Death Race 3 is scheduled for the same fate the following December. Look out for them both in Kim's Video Dungeon.


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RE: RE:
The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption (2012) lol,Ron perlman face says it all on the films poster:http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/6/65/Sc orpion_King_3_DVD_Cover.jpg "Wtf am I doing here,...oh yeah I'm doing it for the money,again" More

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rpion King (2002)o oddly enough this character was actually loosely based on a real Egyptian leader which does make things a little more interesting, not a franchise saver by any means but its cool to read up on it. This spin off is set 5000 years before the events of 'The Mummy' which does seem rather a long time to me. Great title, slightly dull execution, we all knew what to expect here, Johnson running around half naked killing endless enemies with no apparent fighting skills. I will More

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Have people on here never seen Billy Zane outside of his films? He doesn't wear a wig in real life! More

Posted by Darth Marenghi at 20:59 on 19 October 2011 | Report This Post

Accept your baldness. Channel that psycho-smarm from Dead Calm. You could be Lex Luthor, easily. Jesus, Billy, are the bills really so big you have to do this? Ron Pearlman is better than this, but seems to take the easy gig for cash a lot (Mutant Chronicles? Did anyone see that? I didn't). He won't do Hellboy because the make-up is a big deal and it's probably a long shoot. All he has to do is show up hungover for every other project he does and they give him a jacket and ta-da- he's channelled More

Posted by sweetladybrick at 14:50 on 19 October 2011 | Report This Post

RE: Scorpion King 3 Trailer Online
I think I saw better production values on Xena Warrior Princess! And isn't it supposed to be set in Egypt?????? More

Posted by DanTDavies at 08:17 on 19 October 2011 | Report This Post

RE: "Dont think I'll make Hellboy 3 yet. But Scorpion King 3....."
L: TheMadFatChickKiller Poor Billy "I was in Titanic you know" Zane. I wonder if Kelly Brook knew he wore a wig? e only wears a syrup for film roles. More

Posted by Darth Marenghi at 13:35 on 18 October 2011 | Report This Post

RE: "Dont think I'll make Hellboy 3 yet. But Scorpion King 3....."
And actully for a DTV - it looks like they have a bit of money. You don't see many DTVs using elephants in the middle of their battle scenes.  More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 13:06 on 18 October 2011 | Report This Post

RE: "Dont think I'll make Hellboy 3 yet. But Scorpion King 3....."
Billy Zane looks like he will be giving an AWESOME performance. I may just rent it to witness the full on power of HAM! More

Posted by Rgirvan44 at 13:05 on 18 October 2011 | Report This Post

RE: "Dont think I'll make Hellboy 3 yet. But Scorpion King 3....."
L: Agent Jack Bauer CTU I understand Billy Zane. The best things he did was Back To The Future, and Kelly Brook. ] Poor Billy "I was in Titanic you know" Zane. I wonder if Kelly Brook knew he wore a wig? More

Posted by TheMadFatChickKiller at 12:47 on 18 October 2011 | Report This Post

"Dont think I'll make Hellboy 3 yet. But Scorpion King 3....."
Is Ron Perlman bonkers? He is so much better than this. What was he thinking. I understand Billy Zane. The best things he did was Back To The Future, and Kelly Brook. More

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