Pompeii

'Pompeii' Review

EDIT
by Todd Gilchrist February 20, 2014 08:00 PM
Screen Gems
Sometimes you have to wonder if writers are aware of just how much of their scripts inadvertently rip off or openly resemble other movies. For example, three writers are credited with ‘Pompeii’ – did it ever occur to any of them that their disaster film was ‘Titanic’ meets ‘Gladiator’ with a ‘Conan’ opening thrown in for good measure? Surely director Paul W.S. Anderson, the auteur responsible for the ‘Resident Evil’ film series, did, not that I imagine he cared.

'Pompeii' Photo Gallery: Jon Snow Knows Nothing of Volcanoes

EDIT
by Nick Romano February 03, 2014 02:00 PM
After starring in the last 'Silent Hill' movie, Kit Harington continues his quest to extend beyond his "Jon Snow" character on 'Game of Thrones' with 'Pompeii,' a romance-action-'Gladiator' mashup directed by 'Resident Evil' helmer Paul W.S. Anderson. While the film probably isn't on the top of most moviegoers' lists of the most anticipated of 2014, the newly released photo gallery from Sony Pictures shows it'll have at least a few thrills for audiences ... and one menacing Kiefer Sutherland.

'Pompeii' Super Bowl Trailer Erupts!

EDIT
by Britt Hayes February 01, 2014 09:22 AM
Sony Pictures
http://youtu.be/pMditXe37oI
Seems like everyone's getting in on the action for Super Bowl 2014: 'Pompeii,' the new film from Paul W.S. Anderson (best known for the 'Resident Evil' franchise), has released a spot for this Sunday's big game. It's no 'Amazing Spider-Man 2' or 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' that's for sure -- but hey, it's still got plenty of action, and knowing Anderson, it could be pretty nuts.

'Pompeii' Trailer and Pics: It's Man vs. Nature as Kit Harington Battles Mt. Vesuvius

EDIT
by Nick Romano December 04, 2013 02:38 PM
FilmDistrict
http://youtu.be/J8alAJtj3dg
What was life like in ancient Pompeii before the historic eruption of Mt. Vesuvius? What was it like during? 'Resident Evil' director Paul W.S. Anderson dramatizes the event in the newly released 'Pompeii' trailer, featuring Kit Harington in all his ab-tastic glory.

'Thor 2' Star Talks His Dual Role, Joss Whedon's Contributions, and Upcoming Projects

EDIT
by Nick Romano November 06, 2013 09:00 AM
Marvel Studios
'Thor 2' will take movie goers into the depths of 'The Dark World' and introduce us to a few not-so-famous comic book villains from the Marvel universe -- the Dark Elves, led by Malekith the Accursed and his right-hand man and lieutenant Algrim/Kurse. Before you see the Asgardian Avenger's next solo adventure, we spoke with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, who plays the latter character(s), to offer a primer to this new race of villains and his experience with tackling two roles at once.

'Thor 2' Star Still Interested in 'Black Panther,' Talks His Gladiatorial Battles in 'Pompeii'

EDIT
by Nick Romano October 24, 2013 03:01 PM
Getty Images
Aside from what we've seen from Chris Hemsworth's return as the Avenger from Asgard, one of the most anticipated aspects of 'Thor: The Dark World' is seeing the dueled comic book villain Algrim/Kurse brought to life on the big screen by 'LOST' and 'G.I. Joe' star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. Although the actor has expressed interest in playing the Black Panther in a future Marvel movie, which the studio confirmed is in active development, he tells ScreenCrush he's just honored to be involved in this cinematic universe in any respect.
Still, with more high-profile roles coming up, including 'Resident Evil' helmer Paul W.S. Anderson's 'Pompeii,' is there a chance he could still tackle his favorite childhood superhero? Or be featured in more Marvel movies, for that matter?

'Pompeii' First Look: 'Game of Thrones' Star Kit Harington Has Abs of Steel

EDIT
by Jacob Hall August 20, 2013 03:29 PM
Getty Images
As one of the most popular actors on HBO's 'Game of Thrones,' Kit Harington is looking to turn geekdom's love of Jon Snow into a full-fledged leading man career. That plan may have stalled with 'Silent Hill: Revelation,' but he probably has a better chance with the upcoming 'Pompeii,' which casts the impossibly pretty actor as a gladiator fighting to survive in the titular doomed city. Our first look at the film has arrived, and while we don't see any of the promised volcanic destruction, we do get to see Mr. Harington's new physique, which is, uh, impressive.

'Thor 2' Star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Joins 'Pompeii'

EDIT
by Jacob Hall April 06, 2013 11:43 AM
Frank Masi, Dark Castle Holdings
Although many people already know him as the mysterious Mr. Eko from 'Lost,' Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje is set to be seen by by an untold number of people later this year when he plays the villainous Kurse in 'Thor: The Dark World.' And it looks like he's not saying to any other high profile roles: he's just signed on to the join the cast of Paul W.S. Anderson's Roman epic 'Pompeii.'