Jared Harris heading to Pompeii
Published 14/03/2013 | 14:42
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.