Starring Kit Harington (Game of Thrones), Pompeii is set in 79 A.D. just as the powerful and ominous Mt. Vesuvius is prepping to erupt.
Pompeii follows the story of Milo, a slave turned gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.
Pompeii also stars Carrie-Ann Moss (The Matrix), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost), Jessica Lucas (Evil Dead), Jared Harris (Lincoln), and Kiefer Sutherland (24).
This will be director Paul W.S. Anderson’s eleventh feature full length theatrical film. Anderson also directed 1997’s Event Horizon, 3 of the currently released Resident Evil films (the 4th, Resident Evil 6, is in production), and 2011’s The Three Musketeers.
Kit Harington, known for his role as Jon Snow on HBO’s Game of Thrones, has previously starred in 2012’s Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, which has a score of rotten (only 5% of critics and 36% of audience members gave the film a positive review) on rottentomatoes.com. Harington will also star in 2014’s How to Train Your Dragon 2 and 2015’s Seventh Son.
Pompeii has a run time of 105 minutes and is rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences, disaster-related action and brief sexual content.