EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje Talks 'Pompeii'

Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:36
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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 Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje to talk about his work on Pompeii. The popular actor discussed his new movie, working with director Paul W.S. Anderson, performing his own stunts, going to "gladiator boot camp," and how the film's costumes helped him get into character.

To watch our exclusive interview with Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje 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.

To watch our exclusive interview with Emily Browning about Pompeii, please click here

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