Storyline: Smashing blend of myth, mayhem, musclemen and magic. Michael Copon takes over for Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson in this prequel, which chronicles the rise of Mathayus, the warrior ruler of an ancient desert empire. Randy Couture costars as the vile and powerful King Sargon, who was responsible for the murder of Mathayus's father. Pierre Marais portrays the Scorpion King as a young man. Karen David, Simon Quarterman. Directed by Russell Mulcahy.