Pompeii movie will be made

The long overdue project of Roman Polanski, Pompeii, will be taken over by Ridley Scott and will be made for television.

Made in the Roma TV show style, Pompeii is based on the novel of Robert Harris and tells the story of the famous volcano  erruption.

The project will be made with the help of Sony Pictures Television and will be a four hours mini series. In this moment it is unknown who will play the main characters, but Empire speculates that Orlando Bloom and Scarlett Johansson were targeted by Polanski for this project.