EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Writer/Producer Alex Garland Talks 'Dredd 3D'

Thursday, 20 September 2012 06:44
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Opening in theaters on September 21st is a new 3D science fiction/action film directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point) called Dredd 3D. The movie is based on the popular comic book character Judge Dredd, which was created by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Pat Mills, and first featured in 2000 AD. The film stars Karl Urban (Star Trek) as the title character, as well as Olivia Thirlby (Being Flynn), Lena Headey (300), and Wood Harris (Remember the Titans). 

On behalf of IAR, Moviefanatic's Managing Editor Joel Amos recently traveled to the Toronto International Film Festival to speak with screenwriter and producer Alex Garland (Never Let Me Go) about his work on Dredd 3D. Garland discussed the new movie, what he loved about the comic, why Dredd is not a super hero, his similarities to Dirty Harry, and which sequence in the film was the most difficult to create.

To watch our exclusive interview with Alex Garland about Dredd 3D, please click on the video player above. 

SYNOPSIS:

In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop (Urban) teams with a trainee (Thirlby) to take down a gang that deals the reality altering drug, SLO-MO.

Dredd 3D begins arresting audiences in theaters on September 21st.



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