Lost star Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
joined the growing cast Paul W.S. Anderson
’s 3D action-adventure film, Pompeii
Adewale will co-star as an enslaved gladiator who befriends the protagonist played by Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington
Pompeii also stars Emily Browning, Jared Harris, Kiefer Sutherland, Carrie-Anne Moss
and Joe Pingue
Penned by Michael Robert Johnson
, the story is set in the days leading up to the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79 and tells the tale of an enslaved gladiator Milo (Harington) who faces a Roman senator (Sutherland) who years before murdered his family and now threatens to steal his true love Flavia (Browning).
Harris will play Lucretius, Flavia’s father.
Up next for Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (who was last seen on screen in Walter Hill’s Bullet to the Head
) is Marvel’s Thor 2: The Dark World
as well as George Tillman Jr. ‘s The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete