Step Into the Arena in the First Clip From Paul W.S. Anderson’s Pompeii

TriStar Pictures has released the first clip from director Paul W.S. Anderson’s Pompeii, and it features a gladiatorial battle involving Kit Harington’s Milo and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje’s Atticus. Check it out in the player below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies.

The action adventure hits theaters February 21 and also stars Carrie-Anne Moss, Emily Browning, Paz Vega, Jessica Lucas, Jared Harris and Kiefer Sutherland.

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.

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