Kit Harrington stars in first shot from Paul WS Anderson's Pompeii

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The first shot from Paul WS Anderson's apocalyptic actioner Pompeii has been unveiled, and it's all about Kit Harrington's abs.

The Game Of Thrones star looks moody, badass and ripped , striding through the rain in some seriously kinky battle gear.

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In Pompeii , Harrington plays Milo, a Celtic gladiator who falls head-over-skirt for Emily Browning's noblewoman.

Except their romance is doomed when a volcano erupts and threatens to destroy Pompeii. Meanwhile, Milo confronts the man who killed his family years ago.

Harrington worked out hard for the role, and it's definitely paid off. So much so that it's making us all contemplate joining Sam of Meal in his Man Of Steel mission

Pompeii opens in the UK on 28 February 2014.

Josh Winning has worn a lot of hats over the years. Contributing Editor at Total Film, writer for SFX, and senior film writer at the Radio Times. Josh has also penned a novel about mysteries and monsters, is the co-host of a movie podcast, and has a library of pretty phenomenal stories from visiting some of the biggest TV and film sets in the world. He would also like you to know that he "lives for cat videos..." Don't we all, Josh. Don't we all.