20 February 2014 5:00 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

You know him best as Jon Snow, bastard son of Ned Stark and member of the Night's Watch on HBO's "Game of Thrones," and while he hints that the upcoming 4th season will be the Snowiest yet, British actor Kit Harington has his sights set on more than just the Wall of the North. This week, Harington takes the lead role of the gladiator Milo in "Pompeii," just his second feature film and his first since "Thrones"-mania swept the world.

Harington calls the tale of the ancient Italian town destroyed by a volcanic eruption the "original disaster epic," but the new film directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (mastermind behind the "Resident Evil" film franchise) also gives him a chance to play a love story with Cassia (Emily Browning), the daughter of a wealthy Pompeii merchant, as well as face off against a series of fellow warriors and the corrupt »

- Don Kaye

Report a problem



Similar News Items

"Game of Thrones" (2011)
Resident Evil (2002)
Kiefer Sutherland (I)


IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners