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Prequel will be called 300: The Battle of Artemisium according to domains

300 The Battle of Artemisium

It appears Warner Bros. Pictures has finally settled on a title for the prequel to 300 after kicking around several working titles like 300: Battle of Artemisia.

According to newly registered domain names, the film studio will go with the rumored title 300: The Battle of Artemisium.

On January 3, several names were privately registered through the internet brand protection company MarkMonitor like, and

Although the owner of each domain is hidden behind MarkMonitor’s privacy service DNStination, Warner Bros. is a client of MarkMonitor, so there’s little doubt that Warner Bros. is the registrant.

Last June, Warner Bros. publicly registered names like (WHOIS), but has taken extra steps to privately register this week’s names.  So if I had to speculate, I would say “300: The Battle of Artemisium” is no longer a rumored title.

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DreamWorks Animation’s Madagascar 3 gets a name: Europe’s Most Wanted

Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted

It appears Madagascar 3, which is due out in 2012, has a name.

According to several domain name registrations by DreamWorks that included and, the third installment of Madagascar will be called Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted.

On September 9, DreamWorks Animation L.L.C. purchased the following names for the animated film.

DreamWorks also registered a slew of other names for its upcoming “Penguins of Madagascar” movie and names for characters.  

That bunch included:

[Updated December 8, 2011: DreamWorks Animation revealed the teaser trailer for Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted, set to be released on June 8.]

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