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Idris Elba Confirmed For Star Trek Beyond

Idris Elba will appear in 'Star Trek Beyond'.The 42-year-old star - who was rumoured to be starring as a villain in the sci-fi sequel - confirmed he will be taking up a role in the...

Idris Elba In Talks For Star Trek 3

Idris Elba is in talks to play the villain in 'Star Trek 3'.The 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' actor is in early talks for a role in the latest installment of the sci-fi franchise, Variety...

Alex Garland: 'There Will Be No Dredd Sequel'

The Brit, who wrote the screenplay for director Pete Travis' 2012 film, in which Karl Urban portrayed the comic book crimefighter Judge Dredd, has told fans of the movie not to expect...

Karl Urban Replaces Michael C. Hall In Pete's Dragon

New Zealand actor Karl Urban has replaced Michael C. Hall in the upcoming live-action reboot of Pete's Dragon.The former Dexter actor was cast in the film earlier this month (Jan15), but has since dropped out,...

J.j Abrams' 'Almost Human' Won't Go Past Season 1 - Cancelled

It’s been an up and down week for J.J Abrams. He finally announced his cast for his upcoming Star Wars Episode VII sequel, but his show ‘Almost Human’ has been cancelled by Fox, according to...

'Almost Human' Is Almost Worth Getting Exciting About

Almost Human is the latest series from Fringe creator JH Wyman, working under JJ Abrams' Bad Robot banner and airing on Fox last night (17 Nov.). Set 35 years in the future, in a world...

Fox's New Series 'Almost Human' Receives Positive Reviews Ahead Of Premiere

Almost Human is set to air on Sunday and Monday (17th and 18th November) in a special two night event. The Fox series has received largely positive reviews from critics ahead of the series premiere.The...

Fox Delays 'Almost Human' Premiere To Cash In On Nfl Viewing

Fox has chosen to delay the premiere of its new science fiction series Almost Human. The network has decided to postpone the premiere, originally set for 4th November, until the 17th and 18th when the...

Should Ryan Gosling Be The Next Batman? Actor Favored To Be Caped Crusader

Since it was announced at the San Diego Comic Con over the weekend that Batman will be appearing alongside Superman in the follow-up to this years Man of Steel, the internet has been strife with...

Karl Urban Pushes For Dredd Sequel

Karl Urban says a 'Dredd' sequel could be happening. The action film, which was released in September last year, performed disappointingly at the box office resulting in production company Lionsgate Entertainment not committing to a...

Benedict Cumberbatch's Star Trek Fun

Benedict Cumberbatch was ''like a kid in a candy store'' on the set of 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.The 36-year-old actor plays villain John Harrison in JJ Abrams' sci-fi sequel and Benedict revealed he had lots...

Judge Dredd "Could Be Gay"... So What?

The comic book world is changing, in line with a, largely, more tolerant society. The last 60 years has seen the biggest steps taken towards greater equality and pop culture not only reflects this, but...

Dredd 3d Round-up: Not Everyone Dreads The Judge

Judge Dredd is back! Not literally, but back in cinemas at least after nearly 20 years since Sylvester Stallone graced the screen with his portrayal of the futuristic super cop. The reboot of the franchise...

Dredd 3d: Review Round Up. Looking Good!

Dredd 3D hits cinemas in the US on Friday (September 21,2012), so if you’re still undecided as to whether to make the trip down to the theatre, here are some reasons for why, in our...

Karl Urban Likes Violent Dredd

Karl Urban says it was important 'Judge 3D' was bloody and violet.The 40-year-old actor - who portrays Judge Dredd in the forthcoming action movie - admits he always knew it was going to be a...

Star Trek Sequel Named

The 'Star Trek' sequel has been named 'Star Trek Into Darkness'.The title of the J.J. Abrams-directed movie - which is due for release in May 2013 - has been registered on various websites, causing fans...

Judge Dredd Rules In Britain

Karl Urban's Judge Dredd revamp has been given a big boost in Britain - the all-action sci-fi blockbuster has rocketed to the top of the box office.The film has become the first 18 certificate movie...

Karl Urban Wanted To Show Off Muscles In Judge Dredd 3d

Karl Urban hit the gym daily to bulk up for his role as larger-than-life anti-hero Judge Dredd - only to cover up in a bulky costume for the movie's entire shoot.The actor was in the...

Karl Urban: Dredd 3d Violence Is Like Clockwork Orange

Karl Urban thinks the violence portrayed in 'Dredd 3D' is similar to 'A Clockwork Orange'. The 40-year-old actor - who portrays Judge Dredd in the forthcoming action movie - admits he ''recoiled'' the first time...

Zachary Quinto Says Star Trek 2 Is Bigger And Bolder

Zachary Quinto says 'Star Trek 2' is ''bigger and bolder'' than the first film in the franchise.The 35-year-old actor plays Spock in the forthcoming sci-fi movie, which has finished filming, and he ''can't wait'' to...

Karl Urban's Intense Dredd 3d Workouts

Karl Urban endured gut-busting workouts for new film 'Dredd 3D'.The Kiwi actor - who starred as Eomer in the second and third 'Lord of the Rings' - underwent a rigorous fitness regime to achieve the...

Karl Urban 'Wasn't Prepared' For Demanding Dredd Role

Karl Urban ''wasn't prepared'' for how demanding it would be playing Judge Dredd. The 'Star Trek' actor takes up the role of the all-powerful judge, juror and executioner in forthcoming film 'Dredd', but he didn't...

Karl Urban: Dredd Is Not For 'Bed-wetters'

Karl Urban says his new film 'Dredd' is not for ''bed-wetters''.The 'Stark Trek' actor has warned fans that Pete Travis' take on the comic book classic is not for the faint-hearted and provides a dark...

J.j. Abrams 'Upset' Over Star Trek Leak

J.J. Abrams was ''very upset'' after images from the 'Star Trek 2' set were leaked online.The director is currently working on the sequel of the sci-fi movie and while the two photos - show Zachary...

Alice Eve For Star Trek 2?

Alice Eve is set to sign up for 'Star Trek 2'.The 'Sex and the City 2' actress is reportedly being targeted for a role in J.J. Abrams forthcoming sci-fi sequel, with sources telling Variety she...

Overdrive For Karl Urban

Karl Urban has signed up to star in 'Overdrive'.The 'Star Trek' actor will appear alongside Ben Barnes in the France-set car thievery movie, to be directed by Antonio Negret.Derek Haas and Michael Brandt have written...

Karl Urban To Appear In New Riddick Movie

Karl Urban is set to reprise his role of Vaako in the new 'Riddick' movie.The 39-year-old actor played the commander of the all-conquering Necromongers who attempted to kill Vin Diesel's character in 'The Chronicles of...

Zoe Saldana Hints At Romulans In Star Trek 2?

Zoe Saldana has hinted the Romulans may play a part in 'Star Trek 2'. The 32-year-old actress - who played linguistics officer Uhura in the J.J. Abrams-directed take on the 'Star Trek' franchise in 2009...

Karl Urban Confident Of J.j. Abrams' Return To Star Trek

Karl Urban is confident J.J. Abrams will return to direct the 'Star Trek' sequel. The 38-year-old actor will reprise his role as nervous doctor Leonard 'Bones' McCoy in the follow up to 2009's 'Star Trek'...

Helen Mirren Intimidated By Red Legends

Dame Helen Mirren felt intimidated on the set of 'RED' because of all the action "legends" in the film. The Oscar-winning actress - who stars alongside Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and Karl Urban in the...

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