Now that Dredd 3D has — to put it mildly — tanked at the U.S. box office, it’s perhaps time to look again at the idea that Comic-Con International can serve as any kind of market barometer for genre movies and, hopefully, kindly dispose of that notion as quickly and painlessly as possible.
When all the receipts are counted, the action-drama End of Watch is expected to pull ahead of the horror-thriller House at the End of the Street to lead a mediocre weekend at the North American box office. Dredd 3D, meanwhile, opened in a dismal sixth place.
A new behind-the-scenes video for Lionsgate’s Dredd 3D showcases the slow-motion visual effects employed by director Pete Travis in his comic-book adaptation. The film opens Sept. 21.
A new 60-second television spot has debuted for director Pete Travis’ Dredd 3D, which stars Karl Urban as the ultimate Judge, assigned to rescue Mega City One from a dangerous drug epidemic. The film opens Sept. 21.