Above you will see the very first still of Karl Urban (Lord of the Rings, Star Trek, RED) as our Judge Dredd. Dredd is directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point) with a script by Alex Garland (Sunshine, Never Let Me Go, 28 Days Later) and also stars Olivia Thirlby (The Wackness, Juno). The image comes from 2000adonline and you can check out the previously released synopsis below:
DREDD takes us to the wild streets of Mega City One, the lone oasis of quasi-civilization on Cursed Earth. Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is the most feared of elite Street Judges, with the power to enforce the law, sentence offenders and execute them on the spot – if necessary. The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Peter Travis bring DREDD to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral incarnation from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s revered comic strip.
Dredd is shooting in South Africa, in 3D for around $50 million, and will likely see a release in 2011.
What do you think of the first image?
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
Latest posts from Beats Per Minute