Emily Browning Talks POMPEII, Doing Her Own Stunts, GOD HELPS THE GIRL, and More

     February 22, 2014

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Now playing in theaters is director Paul W.S. Anderson’s disaster epic Pompeii.  The film stars Kit Harington (Game of Thrones) as an enslaved Celtic gladiator named Milo who falls in love with a noblewoman (Emily Browning) on the eve of a massive volcanic eruption that destroys Pompeii, an event that also brings him face-to-face with the man (Kiefer Sutherland) who slaughtered his family years earlier.  The film also stars Jared Harris, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Carrie-Anne Moss, Sasha Roiz, Jessica Lucas, and Paz Vega.

At the Los Angeles press day, I landed an exclusive video interview with Browning.  She talked about her reaction to the finished film, how Anderson likes to beat up his actors,if the script changed during production, what it was like being at Sundance for God Helps the Girl, and more.  Hit the jump for what she had to say.

Emily Browning:

  • What was her reaction to the finished film?
  • How Paul W.S. Anderson likes to beat up his actors.  Were there a few days of filming that were almost too much for her?
  • How much did the script change during production?
  • Talks about God Helps the Girl and what was it like being at Sundance?

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