e-mail 19 View comments Eva Green takes aim a the box office as the screen siren is featured on the latest character poster for the upcoming action pic, 300: Rise of the Empire. Holding a bow and arrow, the 33-year-old Green plays warrior Artemisia, the commander of the Persian army and gal Friday to the 'immortal' King Xerxes (Rodrigo Santoro). The deadly duo are looking to exact revenge on Greek general Themistocles (Sullivan Stapleton) and his trusty Spartans, who dared to stand their ground to the 'god.' Scroll down for video... 'If death comes, I'm ready': Eva Green plays Artemisia in 200: Rise of an Empire As the actress casts a dark gaze towards her target, the tagline on the poster reads: 'If death comes, I'm ready.'In an interview with the fan site Eva Green Web, the actress talked about her vigorous training for the part.'I trained four hours a day with a group of stunt men from L.A. for three months before we began shooting. And then I continued training and sword fighting while we were shooting, luckily just on weekends,' said the Dark Shadows star. 'I’m not the most coordinated person so it was like learning dance steps while swinging two huge swords….It was extremely liberating and empowering!' Warrior princess: Green found the training for the film to be 'extremely liberating and empowering' Revenge: 300: Rise of an Empire also stars Sullivan Stapleton as Themistocles In addition to the VFX-heavy battle scenes, the sequel to the 2007 box office hit 300 will also include a look into the character of Xerxes and his rise to glory. The film will also follow Themistocles as he attempts to unite the Greece against the common enemy.Directed by Noam Murro and based on Frank Miller's graphic novel Xerxes, previous character posters for the upcoming spring release include Jack O'Connell at Calisto, Themistocles' trusted comrade in arms, shown in the midst of a battle cry while wearing full war paint. The words 'War is in my blood' are emblazoned on the image as the character holds a bloodied sword and shield, ready for battle. 'War is in my blood': Jack O'Connell plays Calisto in 300: Rise of an Empire 'Avenge him': Lena Headey returns to the role of Queen Gorgo The third character poster stars Lena Headley, who reprises her role as Queen Gorgo, wife the deceased King Leonidas. In the image, the widow looks off into the distance while wearing an expression that echoes the poster's tagline: 'Avenge him.'Green will next be seen in the Showtime series Penny Dreadful, co-starring Timothy Dalton, Josh Hartnett and Billie Piper. Coming soon: 300: Rise of an Empire opens in theaters on March 7, 2014 Green will also star in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Jessica Alba, Lady Gaga and Josh Brolin. The long-awaited sequel to the 2005 hit will open on August 2014. 300: Rise of an Empire opens in theaters on March 7, 2014. . 300: Rise of an Empire is a 2014 American period action film directed by Noam Murro. It is a sequel to the 2006 film 300, taking place before, during, and after the main events of that film, and is very loosely based on the Battle of Artemisium and the Battle of Salamis with considerable altering of historical facts. It is based on . With the new Hobbit poster quickly followed by the trailer this week, can we take today’s arrival of the new teaser image for 300: Rise Of An Empire as a sign that the first footage for the .