Pompeii is a little like the Titanic story almost everyone knows what happened there with the eruption of the volcano. So although we can expect the spectacle of the destruction it’s the human love story that will govern the film.
Pompeii – Trailer
Pompeii – Image Gallery
Pompeii – Official Information
Set in 79 A.D., Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo (Kit Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Emily Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator.
As Mount Vesuvius erupts in a torrent of blazing lava, Milo must fight his way out of the arena in order to save his beloved as the once magnificent Pompeii crumbles around him.
Directed by Paul WS Anderson, written by Janet Scott Batchler & Lee Batchler and Michael Robert Johnson.
Cast includes Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas with Jared Harris and Kiefer Sutherland.
Produced by Jeremy Bolt, Paul WS Anderson and Robert Kulzer, Don Carmody. Executive Producers Martin Moszkowicz, Peter Schlessel and Jon Brown.
This film is not yet rated by the MPAA.
Pompeii – theatrical release dates
Australia and New Zealand: February 20, 2014
US, Canada and UK: February 21, 2014