Dredd 3D topped UK theatres upon its release last weekend, and with its release in the US coming this Friday, Lionsgate have released a new thirty-second TV spot highlighting some of the awesome action alongside the brilliant reviews it’s been garnering almost universally from critics – you can read our own review here.
Karl Urban stars as the eponymous Judge Dredd, with the excellent Olivia Thirlby alongside him as Judge Anderson, and Lena Headey as the antagonist, Ma-Ma.
“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.”
Pete Travis (Vantage Point) is behind the camera, directing from a script by Alex Garland (28 Days Later), with Domhnall Gleeson, Wood Harris, and Jason Cope completing the cast.
There’s already been talk of a sequel if the film does well at the US box office, so if you want to see more of Urban in the titular role in the years to come, be sure to go out and see it in a cinema near you this weekend.
Dredd 3D will be released in US theatres this Friday, 21st September, and is currently playing in theatres across the UK. Here’s the awesome new TV spot to give you a taste of what’s in store for you.