WHO’S IN IT?
Kit Harrington (Game of Thrones), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield), Jared Harris (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Kiefer Sutherland (24), Joe Pingue (Pacific Rim), Dalmar Abuzeid (film debut), Sasha Roiz (The Day After Tomorrow)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Paul W.S. Anderson (Alien vs. Predator), director, producer; Janet Scott Batchler (Batman Forever), Lee Batchler (My Name Is Modesty: A Modesty Blaise Adventure) and Michael Robert Johnson (Sherlock Holmes), writers; Jeremy Bolt (Resident Evil), Don Carmody (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones), Robert Kulzer (The Three Musketeers) and Martin Moszkowicz (3096 Days), producers; Clinton Shorter (District 9), composer; Glen MacPherson (Rambo), cinematographer; Michele Conroy (Mama), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
79 AD. In the city of Pompeii, slave-cum-gladiator Milo (Harrington) has fallen in love with Cassia (Browning), the daughter of a wealthy merchant who is betrothed to the corrupt Roman general Corvus (Sutherland). But as history surrounding Pompeii so dictates, that turns out to be the least of Milo’s problems…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
If you’ve ever wanted to see Titanic if the ship and iceberg had been replaced by an ancient Roman town and a volcano respectively, then you’re in luck!