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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 (Keifer Sutherland). 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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"Will blow your mind, leave you breathless." - Bryan Erdy, Movie Planet "A stunning 3D production. Epic and visually breathtaking." - Huffington Post
Ancient History's Greatest Natural Disaster Explodes on Screen in the Epic Adventure Starring Kit Harington, Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning & Kiefer Sutherland
Available May 20 on Blu-ray 3D(TM), Blu-ray(TM), DVD* & Digital
Featuring Deleted & Alternate Scenes, Filmmaker Commentary & 6 Making-of Featurettes
Culver City, CA (April 16, 2014) - Action, romance and the most famous volcanic event in recorded history collide in the epic adventure Pompeii, available May 20 on Blu-ray 3D(TM), Blu-ray(TM), DVD* and Digital from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Kit Harington (TV's "Game of Thrones"), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), and Kiefer Sutherland (TV's "24") star in this heroic tale of a young slave-turned-gladiator in a race against time to save his true love during the cataclysmic eruption of Italy's deadly volcano, Mount Vesuvius.
The Pompeii Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD each feature hours of bonus features, including commentary with filmmakers, and two making-of featurettes: "The Assembly - Cast and Characters" and "The Volcanic Eruption - Special Effects." The Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray exclusively feature deleted and alternate scenes, plus four additional making-of featurettes focusing on the stunts, production design and costume design in the film, along with a behind-the-scenes look at ancient history's greatest disaster.
Pompeii is directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil: Retribution, The Three Musketeers). Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix series), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World), Jessica Lucas (Evil Dead), and Jared Harris (TV's "Mad Men") co-star in the film.
Synopsis: Set in 79 A.D., Pompeii tells the epic story of Milo (Harington), a slave turned invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Cassia (Browning), the beautiful daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator (Sutherland). 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.
Pompeii is a Constantin Film International and Impact Pictures (Pompeii) production. It was written by Janet Scott Batchler & Lee Batchler (Batman Forever) and Michael Robert Johnson (Sherlock Holmes) and produced by Paul W.S. Anderson, Jeremy Bolt (Resident Evil franchise), Robert Kulzer (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones), and Don Carmody (The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones). Executive producers are Martin Moszkowicz, Peter Schlessel and Jon Brown.
It has a run time of approximately 98 minutes and is rated PG-13 for intense battle sequences, disaster-related action and brief sexual content.
Blu-ray and DVD Bonus Features:
* Filmmakers' Commentary
* The Assembly - Cast and Characters
* The Volcanic Eruption - Special Effects
Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features:
* 20 Deleted & Alternate Scenes
* The Gladiators - Stunts
* The Journey - Production Design
* The Costume Shop - Costume Design
* Pompeii: Buried in Time - Behind the Scenes of Ancient History's Greatest Disaster
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April 29, 2014, 7:46 am - PR