Sony Studios and TriStar Pictures have released the first trailer for their action adventure drama, Pompeii, set to hit theaters on February 21, 2014. The film is 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.
The project was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson and written by Janet Scott Batchler & Lee Batchler and Michael Robert Johnson. Jeremy Bolt, Paul W.S. Anderson, Robert Kulzer, Don Carmody served as producers with Executive Producers Martin Moszkowicz, Peter Schlessel and Jon Brown.
Along with Kit Harington the film stars Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris and Kiefer Sutherland.