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First Look At Lena Headey In 'Dredd' Plus More Images From The Film

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 7, 2012 5:55 PM
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The last time we heard anything about "Dredd"  it was about the supposed scuttlebutt between director Pete Travis and writer Alex Garland, who were apparently feuding, with the latter said to be angling to nab a director's credit on the movie, while the former was apparently kicked out of the editing bay. A few days later, assurances were profferred that everything is fine, but little had been heard of since, but with the movie gearing up to hit theaters this fall, it looks like the marketing campaign is beginning to roll out.

Karl Urban & Ben Barnes Replace Matthew Goode & Alex Pettyfer In Automobile Actioner 'Overdrive'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • October 26, 2011 1:41 AM
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'Game Of Thrones' Star Emilia Clarke Circling Female LeadThanks to "Leon" director Luc Besson, the French have proved in recent years that they're able to produce English-language action-movies just as slam-bang and stupid as anything that Hollywood can come up with. Kicking off with the Jet Li vehicle "Kiss of the Dragon" and the Jason Statham series "The Transporter," Besson and co. have nailed the art of making a cheap, quick actioner, chucking in a few B-list American names, financing it through pre-sales, and making a tidy sum of money, helping to launch the careers of directors Louis Leterrier and Pierre Morel, and putting Liam Neeson firmly on the A-list with international smash "Taken."

Karl Urban & His Futuristic Haircut Are Apparently Returning For Vin Diesel's New 'Riddick' Movie

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 23, 2011 8:47 AM
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So, has Vin Diesel been too eager to get his next "Riddick" movie off the ground? We'll leave that for you to decide, but just a few days after hitting his Facebook page with concept art, talk of an R-rating and a 2012 release, that entire post has been removed. Hmm. So just bear that in mind as we get to this next piece of news.

Tribeca Film Plans Theatrical/VOD Release for Tony Kaye's 'Detachment'

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • September 8, 2011 7:40 AM
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'Black Water Transit' Still Never Coming Out

New Look At Karl Urban In 'Dredd'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 18, 2011 2:04 AM
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So, what's the deal with "Dredd"? The comic reboot has been flying way under the radar pretty much to the point of complete anonymity, which is a bit odd for a film that was tipped for release sometime this year (though with no release date set that's looking pretty unlikely). The film wrapped a very long time ago and unlike every movie these days which teases with stills and other marketing ephemera before it's released, there has been pretty much zilch except an early fuzzy look at Karl Urban in his full kit.

Review: ‘Priest’ Is A Spot-the-Cliché Mishmash of Well-Worn Sci-fi Staples

  • By Drew Taylor
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  • May 15, 2011 5:55 AM
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In the stark, humorless world of “Priest,” directed by former visual effects dude Scott Stewart and based on a popular Korean comic book by Min-Woo Hyung, violent fights break out almost all the time. Stewart, who also helmed last year’s tedious “Terminator” rip-off “Legion,” films these fights with sub-“Matrix” flourishes of extreme slow-motion or exaggerated physical performances by the actors (chief among them Paul Bettany). But the most violent clash in “Priest” is probably the way in which a long litany of science fiction and horror clichés rattle and clang against one another; it’s not a movie, it’s a checklist.

First Look At Karl Urban In 'Dredd'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • November 19, 2010 6:19 AM
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Geeks will have an early chance to critique the first image from the forthcoming Pete Travis-directed comic adaptation "Dredd," starring Karl Urban. The unfortunately named Jock, a comic artist, has provided a scene from rehearsals that is now making the Internet rounds.

Rumor: Karl Urban Is The Batman For The Small Screen?

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • November 16, 2010 3:29 AM
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We'll just come out and say it: the following report stinks like so much bullshit that we have to hold our noses while typing. Nonetheless, there might be a kernel of truth to the notion, and if not, it's certainly a stepping stone for some interesting discussions in the comments section, right? Nonetheless, it's our duty to inform you that the famously dubious Comicbookmovie.com is claiming that Warner Bros.' post-"The Dark Knight Rises" plans for the Batman franchise involve him coming to television.

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