Paul W.S. Anderson releases first full trailer for “Pompeii,” featuring ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Kit Harington (Jon Snow). Set in 79 A.D., ‘Pompeii’ takes place during the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Harrington portrays Milo, a slave who falls in love with the daughter (Flavia, played by Emily Browning) of a wealthy merchant, who has been unwillingly betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator (Kiefer Sutherland). He must rescue her from the chaos as Pompeii crumbles around them. The trailer gives a quick look at Milo as he fights his way out of the arena to save Flavia. The massive volcanic eruption that destroys Pompeii is not the only problem our hero needs to deal with. The event also brings him face-to-face with the corrupt Senator who killed his family years earlier.

Kit Harington portrays Milo

Kit Harington portrays Milo

Official synopsis for Pompeii:

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 film is supported by Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje. ‘Pompeii’ is set to be released on February 21, 2014.