Movie News: "Rookie, You Ready?" ...For a Hyper-Violent New DREDD Clip?

Written by Kris Heys Friday, 13 July 2012

Movie News

Dredd

DREDD seems to be going down gangbusters over at the San diego Comic Con where it screened to eager crowds yesterday. Starburst has seen it, and while we're not at liberty to go into too many details just yet, let's just say if you're a fan of the future lawman you're in for a bit of a treat come September 7th. In the meantime, check out this newly released clip. It's bloody awesome!

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Check out the official site www.judgementiscoming.com for your chance to see the flick ahead of release date.

And if you missed it the first time around, you can check out the debut trailer here.

Official Synopsis:

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One - a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Karl Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge – a dangerous drug epidemic that has users of “Slo-Mo” experiencing reality at a fraction of its normal speed.

During a routine day on the job, Dredd is assigned to train and evaluate Cassandra Anderson (Olivia Thirlby), a rookie with powerful psychic abilities thanks to a genetic mutation. A heinous crime calls them to a neighborhood where fellow Judges rarely dare to venture - a 200 story vertical slum controlled by prostitute turned drug lord Ma-Ma (Lena Headey) and her ruthless clan. When they capture one of the clan’s inner circle, Ma-Ma overtakes the compound’s control center and wages a dirty, vicious war against the Judges that proves she will stop at nothing to protect her empire. With the body count climbing and no way out, Dredd and Anderson must confront the odds and engage in the relentless battle for their survival.

DREDD opens in UK cinemas September 7th and from the 21st in the US.

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