The most important part about these stills from Paul W.S. Anderson's Pompeii is Kiefer Sutherland
Are we looking forward to Paul W.S. Anderson's POMPEII? Do we look forward to most W.S. Anderson flicks? I'm going to be completely and totally honest here-- I'm having a hard time saying no to this one-- especially after seeing this photo of Kiefer Sutherland as the evil senator.
Yes, I don't mind seeing the photos of Kit Harington at all. AT ALL. However there are other actors here like Emily Browning and our first look at Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (THOR: THE DARK WORLD, LOST). In the film, "a slave turned gladiator finds himself in a race against time to save his true love, who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator. As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him."
The photos came from USA Today who also caught up with Sutherland to discuss his involvement and why he joined on:
When comparisons came up with 300 due to the computer-generated backgrounds, the actor quickly brought up the differences:
Sutherland likened the damage to that of a nuclear war, and even though it happened in 79 AD, the actor found the relevancy of the subject matter:
POMPEII hits theaters on February 21, 2014.
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