EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Emily Browning Talks 'Pompeii'

Tuesday, 18 February 2014 11:59
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Opening in theaters on February 21st is the new historical disaster film Pompeii from director Paul W.S. Anderson (Resident Evil: Retribution). The movie stars Kit Harington (Silent Hill: Revelation 3D), Emily Browning (Sucker Punch), Kiefer Sutherland (TV's 24), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World), Jessica Lucas (Evil Dead), Currie Graham (Hitchcock), Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix), and Jared Harris (The Ward). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Emily Browning to talk about her work on Pompeii. The popular young actress discussed her new movie, researching the historical period it is based on, how that helped her prepare for her role, collaborating with director Paul W.S. Anderson, what she is looking for from a director when on set, changes she made to her dialogue and costume, working with the great Kiefer Sutherland, his villainous character, what she is looking for when choosing projects, and why she wanted to be a part of this film. 

To watch our exclusive interview with Emily Browning about Pompeii, please click on the video player above. 


A slave-turned-gladiator (Harington) finds himself in a race against time to save his true love (Browning), who has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman Senator (Sutherland). As Mount Vesuvius erupts, he must fight to save his beloved as Pompeii crumbles around him.

Pompeii opens in theaters on February 21st. 

To watch our exclusive interview with director Paul W.S. Anderson about Pompeii, please click here.

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