Karl Urban News
feedproxy.google.com – Dredd, created by Pete Travis and Alex Garland and starring Karl Urban as the grim and violent title character, wasn’t much of a hit when it was in theaters in 2012. But it has found significant life on disc, as audiences discover that the straight-shooting story of extreme law enforcement in a terrible future stands as a solid action movie. 3 days 19 hours ago via theothersenhman
5:14 PM 11/4/2013 by Jeff Giles
Attack the Block director Joe Cornish fielded all kinds of offers after that movie hit -- including an attention-getting invitation to take over the Star Trek franchise from the departing J.J. Abrams. Cornish turned it down, but he must have given the studio the impression that he could be wooed, because that's reportedly exactly what Paramount is doing.
Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Writing 'Star Trek 3'; Jon M. Chu & Rupert Wyatt Reportedly Front-runners to Direct
7:11 PM 8/5/2013 by Binh Ngo
Karl Urban, who plays Dr. McCoy in the rebooted Star Trek movies, wants more originality in the next movie, but will he get that with Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci back in the fold to write Star Trek 3?
deadline.com – Universal says it will release psychological thriller The Loft on August 29, 2014. Karl Urban (Star Trek Into Darkness) and James Marsden (2 Guns) star in the story of five married guys who conspire to secretly share a penthouse loft in the city–a place where they can carry out hidden affairs and indulge in their deepest fantasies. 17 weeks 4 days ago via jackiechan
3:08 PM 7/24/2013 by Jeff Giles
In spite of generally very positive reviews, 2012's Dredd proved one of the year's more disappointing box office failures -- but that hasn't stopped fans from continuing to clamor for a sequel. Last weekend at Comic-Con, Dredd star Karl Urban indicated his willingness to climb back under that iconic helmet for another round of dystopian mayhem.
aintitcool.com – Hey folks, Harry here... Karl Urban told Comic Con yesterday that DREDD exploded on home video, selling 650,000 units in the first week. He also stated that he had met with Alex Garland, the producing screenwriter for DREDD, and that they are actively exploring sequel possibilities, this according to AirlockAlpha, but that the hopes for a sequel are still hinged upon fans for the first DREDD to be as vocal as possible. 19 weeks 6 days ago via donnieyen
2:06 PM 5/17/2013 by Jeff Giles
It's become something of a scapegoat for Hollywood's current love affair with loud, effects-reliant, mostly soulless tentpole pictures, but CGI spectacle isn't necessarily a bad thing. It's only when filmmakers use it to try and distract from under-developed ideas that it ends up feeling hollow; like any tool, it's only as effective as its user allows it to be.
12:08 PM 5/17/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
I may spoil by suggestion, inference, allusion and omission. That still spoiling? Like Harve Bennett before him, J.J. Abrams rebooted Star Trek for Paramount. Both took a loved but semi-popular franchise and had to reimagine it to serve the fair-weather fan and the audience who treated the mythology like a religion.
1:52 PM 5/15/2013 by Jeff Giles
Riddick didn't get where he is by being a relaxed, friendly, happy-go-lucky guy, so it should come as something of a relief to fans of the Vin Diesel-portrayed sci-fi antihero that his next outing -- the simply titled and long-promised Riddick -- will find the character doing exactly what he does best: