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Jared Harris heading to Pompeii

Mad Men star Jared Harris been cast in 3D film Pompeii.

The Hollywood Reporter's Heat Vision Blog said Jared - the son of the late hellraiser Richard Harris - will play wealthy merchant Lucretius in the action-adventure movie, set in 79 AD.

Pompeii tells the story of slave-turned-gladiator Milo (Kit Harington), whose true love Flavia (Emily Browning), Lucretius' daughter, is due to marry a corrupt Roman general.

Resident Evil: Retribution filmmaker Paul WS Anderson is directing the movie and Julian Fellowes co-wrote the screenplay.

Lincoln and Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows actor Jared next stars in The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones.

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