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Sunday, September 30, 2012


Recently released is the 3D action film DREDD at Ster-Kinekor theatres across South Africa. Directed by Pete Travis, this gripping film is a tribute to comic book heroes and puts Dredd on the big screen in 3D where he belongs!

It’s the tale of Judge Dredd, the most feared of elite Street Judges on the wild streets of Mega City One, the lone oasis of quasi-civilisation on Cursed Earth. Dredd has the power to enforce law, sentence offenders and execute them on the spot – if necessary.

The film fuses together the endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Peter Travis. Described 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, the pair brings Dredd to life.

The title was filmed entirely on location in South Africa and stars lead actor Karl Urban - a six-foot tall, gorgeous New Zealand born star. The heartthrob, who toured the country recently to promote DREDD, says he loves South Africa and looked very forward to returning as part of his whirlwind promotional tour after finishing the filming. In the film, he stars alongside Olivia Thirlby who plays the beautiful psychic rookie Cassandra Anderson.

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