Paul W.S. Anderson’s ‘Pompeii’: End-of-the-World Swords & Sandals Style

1262135_big And not a single mention of Frankie Howard… Titter ye not!

Fresh on YouTube we have the first trailer for the new film from Paul W.S. Anderson, Pompeii. The storyline is set in the days leading up to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius, where a slave (Kit Harington) on a ship heading for Naples works to get home to save the woman (Emily Browning) he loves and his best friend, a gladiator trapped inside the city’s coliseum.

The trailer gives us plenty of fire & brimstone coming down from the sky along with a CGI Vesuvius spewing lava & volcanic ash, as effective as anything in 2012 or Deep Impact, so in terms of a disaster movie, this will easily be on a par with anything from the Roland Emmerich stables.

If you can’t wait ’til next year for the film, visit the Pompeii exhibition at the British Museum in London, but I have to warn you there’s a real spoiler alert waiting for you…

Source: YouTube
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