Set against the backdrop of the devastating eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., Pompeii 3D is the epic story of Milo (Harington), a young slave-turned-gladiator who must fight to save Cassia (Browning), the woman he loves, from the clutches of a corrupt Roman senator (Sutherland) before the city is destroyed.

Kit Harington, Kiefer Sutherland, Emily Browning, Jared Harris Carrie-Anne Moss and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje are all on the cast list.

The movie also marks the return of Paul W.S. Anderson to the director's chair.