The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior


1h 49m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Ashur of Akkad, tells his young son Mathayus not to join the Black Scorpions, the best warriors of the Emperor of Akkad, but Mathayus ignores him and goes to the games used to recruit boys to join the sacred Black Scorpions. During the games Mathayus encounters his childhood friend Layla, who desires to fight in battle like the men. Sargon, commander of the army, overhears their conversation and detains Layla. Mathayus gets detained as well after attacking Sargon. Sargon is about to execute Mathayus when his father rescues him, but he gets attacked by Sargon. The battle ends with Emperor Hammurabi forgiving them, in return for Mathayus joining the Black Scorpions. This leaves Sargon furious. During the night, Ashur is murdered by Sargon's Scorpion Curse. Mathayus joins the Black Scorpions and vows to be the best fighter because he realizes this is the best way to get vengeance.

Film Details

Also Known As
Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior, Scorpion King II, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Sequel
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Alex¿S Catering; Epc; Film Afrika Worldwide; Pivotal Post; Reder & Feig; Roundabout Entertainment Services; Soho Images; Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

Ashur of Akkad, tells his young son Mathayus not to join the Black Scorpions, the best warriors of the Emperor of Akkad, but Mathayus ignores him and goes to the games used to recruit boys to join the sacred Black Scorpions. During the games Mathayus encounters his childhood friend Layla, who desires to fight in battle like the men. Sargon, commander of the army, overhears their conversation and detains Layla. Mathayus gets detained as well after attacking Sargon. Sargon is about to execute Mathayus when his father rescues him, but he gets attacked by Sargon. The battle ends with Emperor Hammurabi forgiving them, in return for Mathayus joining the Black Scorpions. This leaves Sargon furious. During the night, Ashur is murdered by Sargon's Scorpion Curse. Mathayus joins the Black Scorpions and vows to be the best fighter because he realizes this is the best way to get vengeance.

Crew

Pieter Van Aarde

Models

Mogomat Abdullah

Office Runner

Faldelah Abrahams

Accounting Assistant

Nadia Abrahams

Caterer

Charlene Adams

Tailor

Rodnick Adams

Carpenter

Vincent Agha

Props Assistant

Maricel Albertyn

Scenic Artist

Desmond Allan

Digital Effects Artist

Chiara Allegrucci

Makeup Artist

George Amos

Camera Assistant

Donanson Angu

Wardrobe Assistant

Francois Archer

Assistant Camera

Justine Armour

Construction

David Aronson

Medic

Blase Augulas

Stunts

Klaus Badelt

Music

Klaus Badelt

Music Producer

Daleen Badenhorst

Prosthetics

George Bailey

Stunts

Oliver Bailey

Stunts

Timothy Baily

Construction

Igsaan Baradien

On-Set Dresser

Jarrett Barr

Construction

Hugh Barrett

Finance Manager

Donavin Bassette

Stunts

Sacha Beattie

On-Set Dresser

Thomas Becker

Coproducer

Warren Bedford

Carpenter

Carla Bekker

Prosthetics

Mogamet Igshaan Benjamin

Carpenter

Kenneth J Berg

Construction Manager

Tracy Berg

Costumes

Kristin Berge

Wardrobe

Adrian Berghoff

3-D Artist

Kirsty Bestbier

Construction

Neels Bester

Software Engineer

Gaby Beyers

Art Department Coordinator

Robyn Beyers

Jewels Provider

Levi Bini

Construction

David Bloomer

Photography

Carl L W Bochek

Post-Production Coordinator

Gilles Boisacq

Gaffer

Annelize Bosch

Assistant Director

Hennie Bosman

Stunts

Celeste Botha

Stunt Double

David Botha

Set Production Assistant

Patrick Botha

Electrician

Niki-jay Bougaard

Set Costumer

Jorge Brandao

Wardrobe

Paul Brassell

Transportation Captain

Christopher S Brooks

Music Producer

Billi Bruins

Production Accountant

Stefan Brunner

Business Affairs

Hetta Burger

Set Costumer

Donovan Bush

Colorist

Mark Bussac

Props

Kent Butterworth

Visual Effects

Greg Cameron

Key Grip

Rob Carlisle

Prosthetics

Chris Carmichael

Music Arranger

Julian Carver

Construction

Riyahd Cassiem

Matte Painter

Udesh Chetty

Digital Effects Artist

Joseph Chia

Wardrobe Assistant

Terence Chicken

Greensman

Paul Paleko Chunkason

Driver

Diana Cilliers

Costume Designer

Craig S Clark

Supervising Sound Editor

Greg Cleaver

Carpenter

Jared Cohen

Stunts

Luke Cornell

Animal Services

Christophe Dalberg

Art Director

Sean Daniel

Producer

Toure Daouda

Driver

Anthony Davids

Driver

Nicholas Davids

Set Production Assistant

Shafiek Davids

Software Engineer

Carlos De La Torre

Jewels Provider

Carlos De La Torre

Coordinator

Ricardo De Souza

Set Costumer

Henry De Villiers

Assistant

Bernie De Wet

Best Boy

Julita De Wet

Set Costumer

Jeannine Dekker

Scenic Artist

Jacqueline Dempsey

Prosthetics

Quevin Diakazebi

Assistant

Wizeman Dinizulu

Swing

Phillip Dixon

Stunt Double

Kirk Doman

Props

Michael Dooling

Carpenter

Shaida Dramat

Tailor

Sebastian Dreyer

Medic

Tina Driedijk

Construction

Graeme Du Plessis

Stand-In

Sunette Du Plessis

On-Set Dresser

Fred Du Preez

Set Decorator

Poppy Duko

Caterer

Martin Dumpies

Location Assistant

Laurie Dunn

Unit Manager

Laurie Dunn

Transportation Manager

Leandri Duvenhage

Construction

Andrew Dyantyi

Carpenter

Johan Van Eeden

Construction

Mario Eksteen

Rigging Electrician

Theo Erasmus

Medic

Liesl Ernst

Accountant

Michael Farnan

Sound Editor

Michael Farnan

Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Akhim Faustino

Scenic Artist

Gino Fernandez

Construction

Manoel Ferreira

Camera Operator

Ana Feyder

Casting

Joe Fineman

Production Consultant

Heiko Von Fintel

3-D Artist

Paul Fischer

Video

Susan Fitz-simon

Foley Artist

Troy Flanigan

Construction

Shaun Foneman

3-D Artist

Jayne Forbes

Assistant Costume Designer

Anthony Fortune

Carpenter

Phillip Francis

Assistant Camera

Daniel Francke

Driver

Ivan Fraser

On-Set Dresser

Naguib Fredericks

Loader

Nathier Fredericks

Carpenter

Robert Friedman

Foley Artist

Elroy Gabriel

Electrician

Ronni Gadula

Stunts

Hoosain Gamieldien

Scenic Artist

Eitan Gartushka

Rigging Gaffer

Spenyero Gcememe

Construction

Petr Geertsema

Assistant Editor

Gerhard Geldenhuys

Carpenter

Malo Geldenhuys

Construction

Ilze Germishuys

Construction

Jonathan Gesinski

Storyboard Artist

Brendan Gibb

Production

Gregory Gibson

Carpenter

John Gilbert

Editor

Theo Gildenhuys

Stunts

Brian Glaser

Construction Manager

Daryn Goldsbrough

Set Production Assistant

Gina Goosen

Production Coordinator

Andrew Gouveia

On-Set Dresser

Allan Gray

Grip

Mornay Green

Carpenter

Craig Griffin

Props

Francois Grobbelaar

Stunts

Luis Guerra

Music

Andrew Guess

Construction

Constance Guqulo

Tailor

Nikky Haberle

Contact Lenses

Tamsin Hall

Script Supervisor

Nicholas Hampton

Props Assistant

Zanmarie Hanekom

Makeup Artist

Tom Hannam

Production Designer

Doug Hardy

Special Effects Foreman

Barbara Harris

Adr Voice Casting

Etienne Harris

Scenic Artist

Rico Hatting

Stunts

Erefaan Haywood

Production

Maria Van Heerden

Script Supervisor

Megan Van Heerden

Construction

Jonathan Hely-hutchinson

Art Director

Sam Hencher

Compositing Supervisor

Nawaal Hendricks

Set Costumer

Rolene Heydenrych

Construction

Nina Heyns

Line Producer

Kimberly Hobba

Colorist

Guy Hodgen

Assistant Camera

Brett Hodgkinson

Set Production Assistant

Una Hoebel

Prosthetics

Lisa Marie Holland

Assistant Director

Nathan Honey

On-Set Dresser

Ian Honeyman

Music

Elton Horn

Stunts

Justine Horne

Matte Painter

Adam Horton

Stunts

Jason Human

Prosthetics

Dane Ingle

Assistant Director

Kariema Isaacs

Wardrobe Assistant

Agmat Ismail

Production

Jim Jacks

Producer

Farieda Jacobs

Caterer

Naseem Jacobs

Scenic Artist

Jacomina Jankowitz

Set Costumer

Benjamin Jarrod

Construction

Abeedah Jasson

Caterer

Brendan Jayne

Greensman

Charlene Johnson

Tailor

Ryan Johnson

Digital Effects Artist

Frederick Jonck

Set Production Assistant

Zunid Jones

Carpenter

Braam Jordaan

3-D Artist

Roseline Kannemeyer

Set Costumer

Michelle Karavoussanos

Props Buyer

Zak Katz

Video

Ryno Keet

Stunts

Benny Kekiseke

Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior, Scorpion King II, The
MPAA Rating
PG-13
Genre
Action
Adventure
Fantasy
Sequel
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Alex¿S Catering; Epc; Film Afrika Worldwide; Pivotal Post; Reder & Feig; Roundabout Entertainment Services; Soho Images; Universal Pictures
Distribution Company
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States on Video August 19, 2008

Straight-to-DVD release.

Released in United States on Video August 19, 2008