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Pompeii: Paul W.S. Anderson to direct

  • Paul W.S. Anderson has signed on to direct "Pompeii", a historical action-adventure that will recount the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius and the destruction of the ancient Roman city.

  • Summit Entertainment will distribute in the U.S.

  • Lee Batchler and Janet Scott Batchler have written the screenplay that is anchored by a strong love story.

  • Filming is currently set to start in Spring 2012.