Dredd star Karl Urban insists that, despite the film’s poor performance at the box office, a sequel isn’t completely out of the question.
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Lionsgate and DNA Films have released the first full-length trailer for Dredd that, if nothing, demonstrates star Karl Urban can deliver the grim one-liners of 2000 AD‘s Judge Dredd with a gravelly voice and a steely edge.
Dredd, the long-awaited adaptation of the 2000AD comic strip created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, has revealed a plot synopsis and new image. Directed by Peter Travis, the film stars Karl Urban, Lena Headey and Olivia Thirlby.
A new photo has surfaced of Karl Urban as a scowling, helmeted Judge Dredd in director Pete Travis’ upcoming adaptation of the long-running 2000 AD comic strip. The film opens Sept. 21.
Judge Dredd co-creator John Wagner talks about the upcoming adaptation Dredd, and considers the good and the bad of the 1995 Sylvester Stallone film.
Dredd director Pete Travis is reportedly being kept out of the now-shot film’s editing process, with writer Alex Garland handling those duties and possibly getting himself a co-director credit. Updated with a statement from Travis and Garland.
Director Pete Travis’ forthcoming cinematic revival of the Judge Dredd franchise, has already made money without shooting a single scene — all thanks to pre-sales at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The new Judge Dredd movie is further distancing itself from the stench of Sylvester Stallone’s 1990s adaptation with one very crucial move — dropping the Judge from its title altogether. Plus, Olivia Thirlby joins the cast.
Long rumored for the project, it’s now confirmed that Lord of the Rings and Star Trek actor Karl Urban will be suiting up for the title role in Judge Dredd — and no, he won’t be taking his helmet off.
A surprising candidate for the title of “buzz movie” at the Cannes Film Festival this year? The Alex Garland-scripted movie adaptation of classic sci-fi comic Judge Dredd.