Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje has been cast in Pompeii.
The film centres around Milo (Harrington) a slave who dreams of marriage to his master’s daughter Flavia (Browning), unaware that she is promised to a corrupt Roman senator.
When the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius begins, he risks everything to save his lover from death in the doomed city.
Akinnuoye-Agbaje will play a gladiator and friend of Milo who helps him in his quest.
The actor will next be seen in Thor: The Dark World and The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete.
Shooting on Paul WS Anderson’s 3D Pompeii began in Toronto in March.