Eva to play lead in `300` sequel

London: French actress Eva Green has been signed on to play the lead in `300` sequel.

The 31-year-old, last seen in ‘Casino Royale’, will join Aussie actor Sullivan Stapleton in the follow-up to director Zack Snyder`s cult 2006 film, reports hollywoodreporter.com. Noam Murro will direct the sequel.