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Final Wave of Programming Announced for Fantastic Fest, Includes The Town That Dreaded Sundown & Horns

11 September 2014 9:17 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

In The Town That Dreaded Sundown, a copycat of the Phantom Killer who struck 66 years ago reignites the Moonlight Murders in a small Texas town. And in Horns, a man suspected of killing his girlfriend wakes up to find horns jutting from his forehead, thus bringing a little hell on Earth. These two films are among those joining the 10th anniversary celebration of Austin’s Fantastic Fest.

The Hive, It Follows, Everly, and Open Windows are also included in the recently announced final wave of programming for Fantastic Fest, which takes place September 18th-25th in Austin, Texas. We have the official press release with full details:

Austin, TX – Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - “Fantastic Fest celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its biggest year yet with 80 exciting films including 22 World Premieres, 43 North American & Us Premiere screenings and 38 short films. The final wave includes Horns, The Town That Dreaded Sundown, The Hive, It Follows, »

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Karl Urban moots possibility of Dredd prequel

9 September 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | TotalFilm | See recent TotalFilm news »

Karl Urban has been discussing the possibility of a follow-up to Dredd, and has revealed that any such film would most likely be a prequel. The first film may have been a commercial flop, but there are a hardcore of fans who genuinely revere it, and sure enough, Urban was asked about a possible reprise during an appearance at the Chicago Comic-Con. “Why yes, there is a definite possibility,” said Urban, “but it is more likely that we will do the origin story with Dredd trekking through the Cursed Earth to find the first Chief Judge...

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Karl Urban Says If Another ‘Judge Dredd’ Happens It Would Be A Prequel

9 September 2014 10:35 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

Since the character's debut in 1977, Judge Dredd has become one of the most popular comic book characters in the UK. Unfortunately, U.S. fans never took quite as adamantly to the Street Judge from Mega-City One. Whether the totalitarian state depicted in the comics alienated American readers, or if the shadow of American characters like Superman and Batman obscured the character, Dredd failed to make a big splash with mainstream U.S. consumers. Although Sylvester Stallone’s “Judge Dredd” opened at number five at the box office in 1995, the film underperformed “Batman Forever” (then in week three) by over $3 million. Still, the “Dredd” franchise returned to the big screen in 2012, this time with Karl Urban playing the titular enforcer. And the film did even worse. Opening at sixth for its opening weekend, “Dredd” was a spectacular flop. The barely scraped together $35.5 million worldwide (in 3D no less!) over its six »

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Dredd 2 Probably Won't Be A Direct Sequel

9 September 2014 1:40 AM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

If there was a song title that succinctly summed up the collective Dredd fans. point-of-view on a possible sequel, it would be Journey.s "Don.t Stop Believing." Because dammit, we want to see this thing get made! Does it matter what storyline the filmmakers end up going with? Not really, as long as an actual storyline exists. And according to the sneering Judge himself, Karl Urban, there.s a very specific section of Judge Dredd.s history that may make its way to the big screen, assuming DNA Films & Co. quits taking Slo-mo and starts putting some pieces together. Appearing at the Chicago Comic-Con recently, Urban was asked by ShallowGraves if any of the dark judges would possibly be making their way into Dredd 2. Instead of giving the usual "Sign the petition and we.re hoping this thing gets made," response, Urban actually drops an incredibly insightful nugget about »

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Karl Urban on possible Dredd 2 plotline

8 September 2014 10:50 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

Mr Karl Urban chats about a possible direction for the Dredd sequel. If it ever gets made...

Dredd 2 remains, thankfully, the sequel that won't go away. In spite of the limited box office returns of the first Dredd, it's gone on to become a decent hit on DVD and Blu-ray, and there's continued fan clamour for a follow-up.

Leading the charge always seems to be the man who brought Judge Dredd successfully to the big screen, Mr Karl Urban. And over the weekend, he was at Chicago Comic-Con.

When Shallow Graves met the actor, it asked him directly whether it was possible that we might see the Dark Judges pop up in Dredd 2, should it press ahead. And to quote the site, 'he stopped what he was doing, and it was evident that I struck the geek mark'. With a smile on his face, Urban said  "why yes, there is a definite possibility. »

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Will the next ‘Dredd’ film be a prequel?

8 September 2014 5:45 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

(Cbr) "Dredd" has gone a long way to earn a huge and deserved fan following since its 2012 release. Unfortunately, director Pete Travis’ adaptation wasn’t a box-office hit. And yet, there’s still hope for a follow-up Appearing at Wizard World Chicago Con, star Karl Urban dropped a few more potential details. Luckily MovieWeb was there to listen in. “Why yes, there is a definite possibility,” Urban said. “But, it is more likely that we will do the ‘Origins’ story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo.” Fargo was the first Judge, a celebrated figure of law and order who is Judge Dredd’s clone father. The character’s early days were fleshed out in a serialized "2000 Ad" story called “Origins” by Judge Dredd creators John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra. Published between 2006 and 2007, the story followed Dredd as he traveled outside of Mega-City »

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Karl Urban Says Dredd Sequel Will Actually Be a Prequel

8 September 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

I really enjoyed Karl Urban's Dredd, and like all of the other fans, I want to see a sequel happen. Earlier this year Urban said that there have been conversations with screenwriter Alex Garland and Lionsgate about bringing another Dredd movie to the big screen.

While attending Chicago Comic-Con the actor was asked about the possibility of Dredd 2 and he revealed that if it happens it will most likely be a prequel instead of a sequel. Here's what he had to say as reported by Movie Web:

"Why yes, there is a definite possibility. But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo."

I think that would make for an awesome movie. The origins story for Dredd was created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra, and the comic run that told the »

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Could Karl Urban Return To The Cursed Earth For A Dredd Prequel?

8 September 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Reboots and remakes are a dime a dozen in contemporary Hollywood, with seemingly every studio harkening back to yesteryear to bring back a host of beloved cinematic IPs for better or worse. However, few of these nostalgic attempts at reinvigorating a franchise manage to satisfy the core fan base let alone recoup their production cost. And one such reboot to fall foul to the latter was 2012’s beloved and crucially under-appreciated Dredd.

Despite being held up by fans as an instant classic, Pete Travis’ visualization of Mega City One’s judge, jury and executioner was deemed a commercial dud, thereby extinguishing any potential hope of a sequel. Nevertheless, the film’s ardent supporters have been rallying for the story to continue ever since.

And, during the recent Chicago Comic-Con, Karl Urban himself stated that if a Dredd sequel were to make it to the big screen, it would in all likelihood be an origin story. »

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If There’s Another ‘Dredd’ Movie, Expect it to Be a Prequel

8 September 2014 9:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The fact there’s no Dredd sequel has nothing to do with a lack of interest on the part of the original film’s creators. Various participants, primary among them star Karl Urban, have spoken often about the desire to do a sequel. And for Urban that’s got to be pretty great — as an actor, having people […]

The post If There’s Another ‘Dredd’ Movie, Expect it to Be a Prequel appeared first on /Film. »

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Karl Urban Talks ‘Dredd 2′ Origin Story

8 September 2014 8:20 AM, PDT | ScreenRant.com | See recent Screen Rant news »

Dredd is the epitome of a modern cult hit. The reboot of the 2000 A.D. comic property (which was already a 1995 film starring Sylvester Stallone) lost money at that the box office ($35 million on a $50 million budget), but has since gained notoriety thanks to strong word-of-mouth and home video viewing. While not many people saw it, those that did see it generally had high praise for h0w director Pete Travis and star Karl Urban course-corrected the mistakes of the Stallone film, and really honored the character and his source material.

Talk of Dredd 2 has been consistent since the first film hit the home video market; but for every enthusiastic (albeit late-coming) word of praise, ...

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'Dredd 2' Could Be Based on Origins Storyline

8 September 2014 6:36 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

I think it's safe to say that fanboys were pretty impressed by Karl Urban's turn as Judge Dredd in 2012's reboot Dredd. The problem is that the flick didn't bring in a ton of money, so the sequel we're all clamoring for is anything but a sure thing. Everyone involved in the film, from star Urban to director Pete Travis and screenwriter Alex Garland have expressed interest in doing Dredd 2, so hopefully it will happen sooner or later.

While at Chicago Comic Con Urban was asked about the direction of Dredd 2 and if we would get to see the Dark Judges.

Here's what Urban had to say:

“Why yes, there is a definite possibility. But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo.”

What do you think? If the sequel ever happens, »

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Karl Urban Says Dredd Prequel May Happen

8 September 2014 5:00 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

"Judge Dread" remake, called "Dredd," was released in 2012, grossing only $35 million worldwide on a budget of $50 million. That means that when you combine the production budget with the marketing budget, the film turned out to be a major flop. A studio would have to be insane to want to make a sequel, but yet writer Alex Garland and actor Karl Urban keep pushing for one. In fact, during the Chicago Comic-Con recently, Urban revealed that talks have now switched to making a prequel. "There is a definite possibility, but it's more likely that we'll do the origins story, with Dredd trekking through the Cursed Earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo," he said. »

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Karl Urban says a Dredd Origins movie is a "definite possibility"

8 September 2014 3:26 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Earlier this year, Dredd producer Adi Shankar said there has been talks of a sequel, however he also said there's no script yet. While speaking at the Chicago Comic-Con, Karl Urban revealed there's a good chance Dredd 2 will happen, but it might be a prequel (of sorts) instead of a sequel. Why yes, there is a definite possibility. But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo. »

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Karl Urban Talks Dredd Prequel

8 September 2014 1:58 AM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

2012's Dredd was warmly received, but sadly its vocal audience of supporters wasn't large enough to translate into a box office hit. Online fan campaigns have since been clamouring for a sequel, and Dredd himself, Karl Urban, remains the project's biggest cheerleader. Back in February he reported to a convention audience that "conversations" had been happening. Now he's told Chicago Comic-Con that it's "a definite possibility" but that we're now talking about a prequel."It's more likely that we'll do the Origins story, with Dredd trekking through the Cursed Earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo," he says.Origins is 23 instalments from the mid-2000s, going into the back-story business of how the Judges came to be in the first place. It's also, as Urban says, about Dredd heading out beyond the walls of Mega City One to retrieve Fargo's stasis pod from the New Mutant Army. And there's »

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"Dredd 2" To Be A Prequel, Not A Sequel?

7 September 2014 6:25 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

In spite of its $35 million worldwide haul, fans are still keen on seeing a sequel to 2012's "Dredd," the Karl Urban-led film adaptation of the "Judge Dredd" comics.

Urban himself has said on a number of occasions it could happen some day, others involved have been as hopeful but more realistic about the likelihood being slim to none.

Now, appearing at Chicago Comic-Con, Urban has thrown a twist into the reports. The actor now says a prequel, rather than a sequel, is more likely to get the go ahead. He tells Shallow Graves:

"Why yes, there is a definite possibility. But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo."

In the comics Dredd was said to be a clone from first Chief Judge Fargo who was never seen again after that revelation. »

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'Dredd' Prequel More Likely Than a Sequel

7 September 2014 4:31 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Despite only earning $35 million worldwide in 2012, fans are still clamoring for a sequel to Dredd 3D. Star Karl Urban has said on a number of occasions that a sequel may still happen some day. However, the actor recently made an appearance at Chicago Comic-Con, where he revealed that now it's more likely that a prequel will be made, instead of a sequel.

"Why yes, there is a definite possibility. But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo."

In the original Judge Dredd comics, Fargo was the first Chief Judge Dredd was cloned from. Fargo was never seen again after it was revealed that Dredd was his cloned. Max von Sydow portrayed Fargo in the 1995 Judge Dredd adaptation that starred Sylvester Stallone as the title character.

If the film does turn out to be a prequel, »

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Karl Urban says Dredd Origins is a “definite possibility”

7 September 2014 3:19 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Over the past year and a half we’ve heard on several occasions that writer-producer Alex Garland and star Karl Urban have ambitions about returning to the world of Judge Dredd, despite the box office failure of 2012’s fan-pleasing reboot.

Although producer Adi Shankar previously has stated that there’s a big question mark over a Dredd sequel, but it seems Karl Urban is refusing to give up hope on another movie, with the actor revealing at the Chicago Comic-Con that an adaptation of the Origins comic book arc could be a possibility.

“Yes, there is a definite possibility [of another movie],” states Urban (via Comic Book). “But it is more likely that we will do the Origins story with Dredd trekking through the Cursed Earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo.”

Are you excited about the prospect of a Dredd movie based around the Origins storyline? Let us know your thoughts… »

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A Dredd Prequel May Be More Likely Than A Dredd Sequel Says Karl Urban

7 September 2014 2:18 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  Karl Urban, at the Chicago Comic-con spoke on the possibility of another Dredd film, “Why yes, there is a definite possibility." He then goes on to say that if they do, do another Dredd movie it will most likely tell the origin of the character, Dredd. "But, it is more likely that we will do the origins story with Dredd trekking through the cursed earth to find the first Chief Judge Fargo.” Well if they do make this film I'm sure no one will have a problem with this plot. On another note, for those of you who are not familiar with Judge Fargo, he appeared in many of the Dredd comic-books. Here's a panel for one of them: »

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' Bloopers

4 September 2014 5:14 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

For those who feared J.J. Abrams's Star Trek Into Darkness set might have been too serious, a new gag reel confirms otherwise. Watch as the cast, including Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve and even the director himself goof around, flub lines, and play jokes on one-another. This excerpt is from a special feature found on the upcoming blu-ray box set Star Trek: Compendium.

Take a look at the onset Star Trek hijinks, and then read on for more details about this impending release which includes 2009's Star Trek and last year's Star Trek Into Darkness.

Director J.J. Abrams' global sensations Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness set a course for the ultimate home entertainment package in Star Trek: Compendium, arriving September 9, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.

The set includes four Blu-ray Discs with both films in sparkling high »

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Check Out The Star Trek Into Darkness Gag Reel From Upcoming Compendium

4 September 2014 3:18 PM, PDT | ComicBookMovie.com | See recent ComicBookMovie news »

  Director J.J. Abrams’ global sensations Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness set a course for the ultimate home entertainment package in Star Trek: The Compendium, arriving September 9, 2014 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The set includes four Blu-ray Discs with both films in sparkling high definition and the IMAX version of Star Trek Into Darkness, Digital HD copies of both films, plus previously released bonus material, including the Star Trek Into Darkness director’s commentary. Star Trek: The Compendium also boasts never-before-released footage from Star Trek Into Darkness including a gag reel and new behind-the-scenes featurettes. This comprehensive four-disc set will be offered for the suggested retail price of $39.99.   With a cast which includes Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban, John Cho, Simon Pegg, Eric Bana and Benedict Cumberbatch over the two movies, Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness will both be included in the »

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