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Based on a True Story is the award-winning podcast that compares what really happened with what we see on the silver screen. Grab your ticket each week as we'll travel through history to learn the true story behind your favorite movies.

May 30, 2016

This year, Zack Snyder directed the epic Batman v Superman superhero movie, but it wasn't his first foray into comics. In fact, that came in 2006 when he directed the epic retelling of Frank Miller's popular comic book, 300. The movie with the same name was a smash hit and became an instant classic as it told the story of the hero King Leonidas and his small band of 300 Spartans against an insurmountable horde of enemies. But we all know Synder's interpretation was based on Miller's comic, so how much of it was actually true?

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