9 December 2013 9:00 AM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

It's always great when an actor you've long admired ends up being as cool and friendly as you'd hope they'd be.  This was the case when I participated in a group interview with Kiefer Sutherland on the set of Paul  W.S. Anderson's 3D disaster flick Pompeii earlier this year.  As a fan of Sutherland's since I was a kid (who didn't love Stand by Me or The Lost Boys growing up?), getting to ask him a few questions on set was very cool.  Sutherland plays the antagonist of the film, a politician who is trying to marry the love interest (Emily Browning) of Kit Harington's heroic character and take over her father's company.  While you might think the script would be your typical paint by numbers gladiator/disaster film, Sutherland says it was actually the quality of the screenplay that got him involved: "I was so surprised how beautifully well-written the script was. »

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