Set in 79 AD, 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.
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Two huge cinematic influencers for producer Jeremy Bolt with Pompeii were Titanic and Gladiator. Titanic’s popularity made them realize the potential popularity of big-scale disaster films done well. Gladiator inspired them as an entertaining piece on what Bolt calls "a period of history that is profoundly fascinating". Read More