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Dig on the First Clip From Dredd





Believe it or not the buzz around Dredd here at Comic-Con has been surprisingly positive. Expect a review from us soon. In the interim check out the very first clip from the flick right now. Gotta admit, we like what we see.

Karl Urban stars in the title role along with Lena Headey, Olivia Thirlby, and Domhnall Gleeson. Look for it in theatres on September 21st.

Synopsis
The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington, DC, lies Mega City One- a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury, and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Karl Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge – a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of “Slo-Mo” experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed.

During a routine day on the job, Dredd is assigned to train and evaluate Cassandra Anderson (Olivia Thirlby), a rookie with powerful psychic abilities thanks to a genetic mutation. A heinous crime calls them to a neighborhood where fellow Judges rarely dare to venture: a 200-story vertical slum controlled by prostitute turned drug lord Ma-Ma (Lena Headey) and her ruthless clan. When they capture one of the clan’s inner circle, Ma-Ma overtakes the compound’s control center and wages a dirty, vicious war against the Judges that proves she will stop at nothing to protect her empire. With the body count climbing and no way out, Dredd and Anderson must confront the odds and engage in the relentless battle for their survival.

The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and director Pete Travis bring Dredd to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film. Filmed in 3D with stunning slow-motion photography sequences, the film returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral incarnation from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra's revered comic strip.

Dig on the First Clip From Dredd

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aliensharkboy's picture

I saw a different clip from "Dredd" at the LFCC and I thought that clip was awesome, but this one is way cooler! Can't wait!


Submitted by aliensharkboy on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 10:16am.
Vanvance1's picture

Very cool. EXCEPT for the f'ing CGI blood. CGI blood always looks very, very (and very) F-A-K-E.

I'm still looking forward to a proper Dredd movie as written by the guy who scripted Sunshine (massively underrated film).


Submitted by Vanvance1 on Fri, 07/13/2012 - 8:02am.
theGoldenSimatar's picture

Holy crap that looks awesome!


Submitted by theGoldenSimatar on Thu, 07/12/2012 - 10:17pm.

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