When a young Mathayus witnesses his fathers death at the hands of the king (Sargon), his quest for vengeance transforms him into the most feared warrior of the ancient world. Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord. The guttural screams made by Dwayne Johnson were provided by heavy metal vocalist Max Cavalera. The Marine 4: Moving Target • He is discovered and eventually caught, and his brothers are killed. The first step to enjoying this film is to forget everything you ever learned about ancient history. Mick LaSalle of the San Francisco Chronicle, however, enjoyed the film, calling it "a genial action movie that succeeds by finding the right tone (fairly light) and the correct pace (medium fast) and by placing appealing characters at its center." The Marine 5: Battleground • Road to Paloma • He is a devious sorcerer who seeks to summon and become the incarnation of the dark god Set. The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior; official website: Authority control Early in the production the villain role was written for Chow Yun-Fat. Jonathan Foreman of the New York Post gave a negative review, saying that The Scorpion King "has none of the qualities -- epic sweep, relative originality and heartfelt bloodthirstiness -- that made Conan so trashily entertaining. Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Zach McGowan, Mayling Ng, Nathan Jones, Peter Mensah. Format That's What I Am • After evading the guards, he literally falls into Cassandra's bath house and kidnaps her by going through its drain, Cassandra emerging from a fountain in the city, naked. When Cassandra tells Memnon that rivers of blood will never bring peace, Memnon responds that they can bring obedience and that when he becomes the King of Legends, Cassandra will take her place beside him as his queen. Date released Pro Wrestling is a FANDOM Lifestyle Community. Mathayus is crowned king with Cassandra by his side as queen. Santa's Little Helper • The Flintstones & WWE: Stone Age Smackdown! She was also the wife, queen, and love interest of Mathayus. Mathayus is the Akkadian warrior that was well known as the Scorpion King among all that knew his identity, and would become an ancient evil that was stopped from decimating the Earth by Rick O'Connell. Apep is the Snake God and a supporting antagonist of The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian. He attempts to kill Memnon with his arrows, but when the boy who helped him gets caught and charged with stealing, Mathayus saves the boy by shooting the axe out of Tekmet's hands as he was about to cut the boy's hands off. The methuselah remembered as the Scorpion King was, according to Setite history, the first general of Set's armies. Later that night, Cassandra tries to escape only to be tripped by a rope that is tied from her ankle to Mathayus. The Marine 6: Close Quarters • Mathayus brings down all of the soldiers until Thorak is apparently the only one left. Dwayne Johnson has said that he intentionally shied away from using any trademarks of his, The "Gomorrah Bazaar" sequences were filmed on a re-dressed. Mathayus (Dwayne Johnson), the last true Akkadian mercenary, along with his two brothers, is hired to kill a sorcerer, whose prophetic powers allow the vicious Memnon (Steven Brand) to rule his empire with an iron fist. The film had mixed reviews. After an intimate night with Mathayus, Cassandra loses her powers of sight simultaneous with her virginity. Sleight, Legendary • • Barricade • Also unimpressed was Stephen Hunter of the Washington Post, who said the film is "ultimately undone by its sheer busyness." ", Nathan Rabin of The Onion's A.V. 12 Rounds 2: Reloaded • A dark gray cell indicates the character was not in the film. Stephanie Zacharek of Salon.com also praised the film, saying: "If you can think of a better way to spend a Saturday afternoon, I want to hear about it.". This exposes him, and Mathayus is forced to retreat. Chow Yun-Fat would later go on to play Pirate Captain Sao Feng in. But Mathayus is undeterred, saying that he will kill Memnon. The Reunion • Vendetta • Votes: 2,111 During their struggle, Cassandra tells Mathayus that she's not planning on returning to Memnon since he had her since she was a child. The pair escape the city and meet up with Arpid and Mathayus's camel, heading out to the Valley of the Dead. At Memnon's palace, Cassandra tells Memnon that his armies will conquer the west and that Queen Isis (Sherri Howard) and her soldiers will scatter to the four winds. That night, Cassandra manages to heal him with her powers, despite the risk it poses to her own life, and says from then on Mathayus will have the blood of scorpions in him - hence the name "Scorpion King." The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Memnon then gives orders to his men to have his soldiers prepare for the final campaign. The Scorpion King spin-off series (2002–2018) This spin-off series follows the adventures of Mathayus, who would later be known as the Scorpion King and, eventually, become a foe in The Mummy Returns. This is an homage to the opening scene of. Michael Copon (Power Rangers Time Force) replaces Dwayne Johnson as a younger Mathayus. He sneaks into Memnon's camp and finds his way to the sorcerer's tent, where he discovers that Memnon's sorcerer is actually a beautiful sorceress called Cassandra (Kelly Hu). During a celebration at the camp of Balthazar's people, Cassandra has a vision of Memnon destroying the people and killing Mathayus. You can help ScorpionKing Wiki by expanding it. He decided to go into the Underworld and found the Sword of Osiris. Alternative metal band Cold was originally slated to be on the soundtrack and recorded two versions of a song titled "Sting Me" but the song was declined and never included. It is a spin-off to The Mummy series, following the story of Mathayus the Scorpion King, the character featured in The Mummy Returns. 2002 Her film appearances include Cradle 2 the Grave and The Scorpion King in which she played Cassandra. Scorpion King was a powerful and widely feared childe of the Setite Antediluvian. Deeper in the desert, the trio catch up with Philos (Bernard Hill), Memnon's court magician who managed to escape from the city, and has been working in the desert, where he has perfected his explosive powder. Club gave the film a mildly positive review, calling it "prototypical summer-movie fare, designed to be consumed, enjoyed, and forgotten all at once." Ozzy Osbourne, Some of the scorpions depicted in this film were computer-generated; however, others were live emperor scorpion (. Armed Response • Magus is the main antagonist of the 2002 prequel video game The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian. Cassandra tells him that if she becomes his lover, she will lose her prophetic sight, but Memnon says that once he destroys all his enemies, he will no longer need her gift of sight. The movie starred Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in his first-ever lead starring role as the warrior himself, Mathayus, and with a supporting cast by Michael Clarke Duncan, Kelly Hu, Steven Brand, Ralf Moeller, and Grant Heslov. and WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon, https://prowrestling.fandom.com/wiki/The_Scorpion_King?oldid=1517071, "Iron Head" by Rob Zombie Feat. Once he arrive to the t… Cassandra, also known as The Sorceress, is one of the main protagonists of The Scorpion King. But Chow's manager vetoed this saying that Chow never plays villains and that doing so would betray his fans. Mathayus was hired by King Urmhetto assassinate the lord of Khemet, who killed a concubine, when it turns out that Magus, a sorcerer killed both the lord and concubine. When Mathayus is ambushed and meets Memnon himself, who brutally executes his brother Jesup in front of him, and is about to kill Mathayus too. It is a spin-off to The Mummy series, following the story of Mathayus the Scorpion King, the … The Scorpion King is a 2002 American film starring Dwayne Johnson, Steven Brand, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, Bernard Hill, and Michael Clarke Duncan, and is directed by Chuck Russell. The Day • He encountered Mathayus, who has the rebuilt Sword of Osiris that was first used by Set. Promotion Rumored to have been a merciless tyrant in life, he had stood beside his sire in his war against Osiris, as well as in the war against Horus and the Osirian League. Mathayus responds that the kingdom will make its own destiny. Bending the Rules • The events of The Scorpion King take place 5,000 years before those in The Mummy Returns, and reveal Mathayus' origins and his rise to power as the Scorpion King. Scorpion King: Book of Souls, a 2018 film. You can help ScorpionKing Wiki by expanding it. Thorak is the head of Memnon's army, and he is first seen restraining and capturing the Akkadian warrior Mathayus in Cassandra's tent, and introduces him to his boss Memnon, who executes his half-brother Jesup in front of him. Learn how and when to remove this template message, The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=The_Scorpion_King_(film_series)&oldid=988219377, Articles lacking sources from September 2019, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Dead Man Down • The Scorpion King (1992 film), a Hong Kong film. Leprechaun: Origins • Kelly Hu later accepted the role. A huge battle occurs between Memnon and his armies, and Mathayus and Balthazar and his people. Scorpion II (Ancient Egyptian: possibly Selk or Weha), also known as King Scorpion, was a ruler during the Protodynastic Period of Upper Egypt (c. 3200–3000 BC). Incarnate • Mathayus wonders why she would help him, and Cassandra explains that she believes he can save the people and free them from Memnon's tyranny. Mathayus only barely manages to escape Gomorrah, abducting Cassandra along the way, kno… 92 mins File:The scorpion king 001.jpg. The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-WrestleMania! While filming the fight scene between Mathayus and Balthazar, Michael Clarke Duncan accidentally leaned too far forward, allowing The Rock's elbow to make direct contact with his jaw, knocking him to the ground. Kelly Hu is an Hawaiian model and actor best known for playing Lady Deathstrike in X-Men 2. The Call • She tells him that his rule will be peaceful and prosperous, but no kingdom lasts forever. Once he went back to his half-brothers' village, it was pillaged and Urmhet was left to die. Hu was a series regular on Sunset Beach and has also made appearances on Growing Pains, Nash Bridges, Martial Law and The Vampire Diaries. The Scorpion King (film series), a spin-off of The Mummy franchise: The Scorpion King, a 2002 film. https://scorpionking.fandom.com/wiki/The_Scorpion_King_2:_Rise_of_a_Warrior Dwayne Johnson is producing a reboot movie set in the 21st century. The Rock's salary of $5.5 million made the Guinness Book Of World Records for the highest salary for a first-time leading man. The battle ends in victory for Balthazar and his people. Interrogation • Together they search for a legendary relic known as The Book of Souls, which will allow them to put an end to an evil warlord. He was voiced by Billy West, and his prisoner form was voiced by Daran Norris. More scenes had to be shot due to the film being around 70 minutes long after being edited. World Wrestling Entertainment The Scorpion King currently holds a 40% "Rotten" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, based on 127 reviews. As their journey continues, they meet up with Balthazar (Michael Clarke Duncan), the leader of Memnon's enemies, and the two join forces, after a very intense battle between Mathayus and Balthazar in which they eventually realize they are on the same side. The Chaperone • The game was developed by Point of View, Inc. and was published by Vivendi Universal Games. The Scorpion King is a 2002 American film starring Dwayne Johnson, Steven Brand, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, Bernard Hill, and Michael Clarke Duncan, and is directed by Chuck Russell. It was then given to Meg Ryan, who declined. The next day, in the Valley of the Dead, Mathayus spots a small group of Memnon's soldiers looking for them, led by Memnon's right-hand man, Thorak (Ralf Moeller). Cassandra is a sorceress and the deuteragonist in the 2002 film, The Scorpion King. Mathayus is shot by an arrow but recovers, and uses the same arrow to kill Memnon. With the help of the horse thief Arpid (Grant Heslov), he manages to escape. Mathayus was taken to Magus' dungeon, where he met a prisoner named Hammet. Dwayne Johnson as Mathayus / The Scorpion King; Steven Brand as Memnon; Kelly Hu as Cassandra; Michael Clarke Duncan as Balthazar; Bernard Hill; Reboot. The Scorpion King film series, consists of American action-adventure fantasy-horrors and is considered spin-off of The Mummy remake film series created by Stephen Sommers. She is portrayed by Kelly Hu (who also voices Stacy Hirano in Disney's Phineas and Ferb). Now free again, Mathayus decides to avenge his brothers and kill Memnon. The films are as follows: The Scorpion King (2002) A 2002 film. He reveals that while he was hired to kill her, he thinks she can be more useful as bait to catch Memnon. Mathayus was an Akkadian warrior that was well known as the Scorpion King among all that knew his identity, and would become an ancient evil that was stopped from decimating the Earth by Rick O'Connell. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times gave the film three stars (out of four), saying: "It has high energy, the action never stops, the dialogue knows it's funny, and The Rock has the authority to play the role and the fortitude to keep a straight face." Mathayus is the main protagonist of The Scorpion King, and The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption. Mathayus manages to wrap her up and get her into another outfit. Unable to kill Mathayus himself, Memnon has him buried to his neck in sand for fire ants to come eat his head. The Buddy Games • Rise to Royalty Edit Mathayus and his half-brother Jesup and his friend Rama are the last of the Akkadian mercenaries, and possibly the last of the Akkadians. He is portrayed Ralf Möller. After a brief struggle, Mathayus impales Thorak in the stomach, but Thorak uses his last moments to use his secret weapon: An arrow drenched in scorpion venom, which he uses to stab Mathayus in the leg before dying. Overjoyed to see Cassandra safe, Philos joins forces with Mathayus. The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power, a 2015 film. Countdown • The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption, a 2012 film. The Scorpion King teams up with a female warrior named Tala, who is the sister of The Nubian King. Template:Other uses Template:Use dmy dates The Scorpion King is a 2002 American historical fantasy action film directed by Chuck Russell, starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, and Michael Clarke Duncan. When the harem girls have relieved Mathayus of his weapons and called in the attacking guards, Mathayus ducks behind a huge gong, cuts it down to use as a shield, and rolls it out of the room and off the edge of the building. The Scorpion King She has not lost her powers of sight, that pretense was employed to keep Memnon from taking advantage of her. No One Lives • Birth of the Dragon • The sandstorm passes, and Arpid and Cassandra find Mathayus half-dead from the poison. The Scorpion King: Rise of the Akkadian is an action-adventure game released in 2002 for the Nintendo GameCube and the PlayStation 2. DVD. Mathayus frees her, but warns her that as long as she remains with him, she will be protected against even more dangers. With Zach McGowan, Nathan Jones, Peter Mensah, Mayling Ng. The Scorpion King é um americano 2002 fantasia histórica filme dirigido por Chuck Russell, estrelado por The Rock, Kelly Hu, Grant Heslov, e Michael Clarke Duncan. Length Before Memnon can kill Mathayus, Cassandra protests, saying it wouldn't be wise because the gods favor him and to kill him would bring misfortune. James Berardinelli of ReelViews gave the film two stars (out of four), saying: "It's possible to make an engaging action/adventure picture of this sort, but The Scorpion King isn't it." King Scorpions are aggressive monsters found in the Dwarven Mine, the Lava Maze, in the Wilderness, and some areas on Crandor. Apep was created to protect the gates from the Underworld to the Land of the Living. December 14, 2020 Monday Night RAW results, IWGP Junior Heavyweight Tag Team Championship. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Metacritic reported, based on 30 reviews, an average rating of 45 out of 100. Knucklehead • Owen Gleiberman of Entertainment Weekly gave the film a score of C+, calling it "plodding and obvious" but adding that The Rock "holds it together." Now powerless, Cassandra returns to Memnon to keep him from attacking the camp. Mathayus and Balthazar go after her. They patrol the iron, mithril, adamantite, and copper rocks in the area north of the Mining Guild door, the coal and tin rocks west of the Falador house stairs, and the runite rocks north of Crandor. The film series consists of two released theatrical films, four straight-to-home video releases, and an upcoming theatrical reboot. He was voiced by Mark Hamill, who provided the voice of the Joker from the Batman: Arkham videogame series. The Scorpion King: Sword of Osiris Summary : Head into Egypt as the Scorpion King himself, who must find the sword of Osiris and unleash its powers on the evil Menthu. It is the year 5000 BC - or thereabouts. The Scorpion King is a 2002 American fantasy adventure movie. Les reines du ring • Later, Duncan used makeup to make the injury seem worse than it actually was, as a prank on Johnson (The Rock). Mathayus gets into Gomorrah with the help of Arpid and a thieving little boy, Mathayus sneaks into Memnon's castle. The Scorpion King (2002) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. See No Evil 2 • Pure Country: Pure Heart • Jingle All the Way 2 • Blood Brother • Killing Hasselhoff • The cave that the Rock and the bandits come out of is the bat cave from the. Both versions are currently only available through limited peer-to-peer networks and torrent sites. Template:Blogs The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption is available on DVD and Blu-ray from Amazon It is the fifth and final installment in the original The Scorpion King series, and a sequel to The Scorpion King 4: Quest for Power. Thorak is a major antagonist in the 2002 film The Scorpion King. The game serves as a prequel to the film The Scorpion King, and Dwayne Johnson provided the voice for Mathayus, whom he played in the film. A prequel titled The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior was released on August 19, 2008 on DVD and Blu-ray Disc. This page was last edited on 11 November 2020, at 20:46. The Marine 3: Homefront • The Scorpion King: Book of Souls is a 2018 direct-to-video fantasy film released on October 23, 2018. The anachronistic Greek general Memnon is out to, you guessed it, take over the world. One of the few survivors and the last of the Akkadians, the brave assassin, Mathayus, is entrusted with the impossible task of executing Memnon's fortune-telling sorceress, Cassandra, only to find himself up against a seemingly indestructible evil army. Scooby-Doo! ", Stephen Holden of the New York Times was not impressed, saying that "the entire movie looks like an overblown cartoon." The name itself is a reference to a real king of the protodynastic period of Ancient Egyptian history, Scorpion II. The Scorpion King film series, consists of American action-adventure fantasy-horrors and is considered spin-off of The Mummy remake film series created by Stephen Sommers. Mathayus manages to sneak into the sorcerer's tent, where he sees that the sorcerer is actually a sorceress, Cassandra.
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