Mortal Instruments: City of Bones star Jared Harris has joined the 3D action-adventure flick Pompeii, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Harris, who plays Hodge Starkweather in TMI, will join Emily Browning and Game of Thrones star Kit Harington, in Pompeii, playing Browning's character Flavia's father, Lucretius. In the film Milo (Harington), a slave-turned-invincible gladiator who finds himself in a race against time to save his true love Flavia, a wealthy merchant's daughter who unwillingly has been betrothed to a corrupt Roman general.Paul W.S. Anderson, who directed the $221 million worldwide-grossing Resident Evil: Retribution, helms the film and also is producing with Impact Pictures partner Jeremy Bolt and Constantin’s Robert Kulzer. Martin Moszkowicz executive produces. Both Kulzer and Moszkowicz are a part of the TMI movie team, being producer and executive producer respectively.
Constantin Film is financing and producing the big-budget title, which does not yet have a domestic distribution deal.
Harris is also slated for work on The Quiet Ones, Paganini: The Devil's Violinist and The Boxtrolls in 2013.