We are just about three weeks away from the release of the upcoming film Pompeii. However, what we are not very far away from is Super Bowl XLVIII. Now, we have a look at the television spot for the upcoming disaster tale that will air today during the Big Game.
In case you are not familiar with the premise of the new film, here is the official synopsis of the film Pompeii courtesy of IMDb.com.
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.”
Here is a look at the television spot that is set to air during Super Bowl XLVIII later today.
The film is being directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, who also directed three of the Resident Evil films and the movie Death Race. Pompeii stars Game of Thrones actor Kit Harrington, Sucker Punch’s Emily Browning, along with Carrie-Anne Moss, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Kiefer Sutherland, and more.
Pompeii is scheduled to be released on February 21, 2014.