Paul W.S. Anderson's Pompeii which stars Kit Harington, Emily Browning, Kiefer Sutherland, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris and Carrie-Anne Moss, will be distributed Stateside by FilmDistrict, reports Deadline.
The film which started shooting in Pompeii last month, is current filming talking place in Toronto and has a February 28th, 2014 release date.
Written by Lee and Janet Scott Batchler, Michael Robert Johnson and Julian Fellowes, the film is set in 79 A.D. and follows Milo, once a slave, now a powerful gladiator who ends up in a battle against time to save his beloved Flavia, daughter of a wealthy merchant who has been married off to a corrupt Roman general. Milo needs to fight his way out of the arena and save his loved-one as Pompeii falls apart around him.
Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer, Don Carmody, Martin Moszkowicz and Anderson are producing while Jon Brown and Peter Schlessel executive produce.