27th December, 2012

GMA News picks the top 20 epic movie moments of 2012 and Karl was on the list:

DREDD Judge Dredd vs all the Peach Trees baddies

After his rookie partner is taken captive, Dredd goes on a shooting rampage that illustrates exactly how it is to “get your gun off” against all the criminals in the megastructure called Peach Trees that has, oh, about 200 floors.

A superb evocation of the dystopic 2000 AD comics milieu, Karl Urban’s mouth shows more acting chops here than all the “Twilight” vampires. That’s all that this movie needs--though Lena Headey makes a great villain, too.

The rest of their top 20 is at http://www.gmanetwork.com


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24th December, 2012

thefilmstage.com looks back at films of 2012.

It’s always nice to be pleasantly surprised. As we look back on the year in cinema, there are a fair share of duds mixed in with the successes, but we want to highlight wide releases that went above and beyond our expectations.

Dredd 3D:

If one looks at Hollywood’s recent slate of remakes and updates, it’s easy to see they are usually wasted celluloid, but with this actioner, Karl Urban delivers his most entertaining performance yet. While I didn’t think anyone truly appreciated Sylvester Stallone‘s version outside of wanting to watch trains collide, this down-and-dirty reboot of the iconic comic book character is a rare example of a worthy redo. Singular in its focus on giving you a ton of action, blood, and no-bullshit science fiction, it’s some of the most fun I’ve had in theaters this year and considering the disappointing box office, hopefully audiences will give it new life when it hits shelves. - Bill G.


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18th December, 2012

The release date for the next Riddick film, Dead Man Walking, will be between August 16th and October 18th 2013. Karl has a small role at the beginning of the film, so stay tuned for more details.


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7th December, 2012

The trailer for Star Trek Into Darkness is online. Click here.


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5th November, 2012

Video on dailymotion.com of Karl with Olivia Thirlby on the Wendy Williams Show promoting Dredd 3D. (you may get an advert first)


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4th November, 2012

Some pics of Karl at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards are up in Gallery 16. (you may need to scroll down)


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2nd November, 2012

Karl presents the award for Best Music Video at the Vodafone New Zealand Music Awards. Click here.


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1st November, 2012


The Hollywood Reporter has an article mentioning Karl's latest project, a fantasy film called The Wonder.


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31st October, 2012

Some pics from the VIP panel @ Armageddon on flickr. (credit to Image Perception/Nikki Johnson)


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October 26th, 2010

Interview with Sydney newspaper, The Daily Telegraph.


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18th October, 2012

I've added a few of the pics I took last weekend during Karl's panel at Armaggedon in Melbourne. Unfortunately, most turned out blurry, but I've added a few anyway. They're in Gallery 16.


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16th October, 2012

Karl was spotted at The Star Casino in Sydney, ahead of his appearance at the Dredd 3D screening in Randwick tonight.


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15th October, 2012

Karl will be in Sydney tomnorrow tonight for the screening of Dredd 3D at Ritz Cinema Randwick and will be doing a Q&A panel. Tickets are still available for any interested Sydneysiders.


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11th October, 2012

The winner of the Karl Urban Online competition is....

Sam O'Connor.

Sam wins a  personalised autograph from Karl, which we shall get for her this weekend. Congratulations to Sam, and thanks to everyone else who entered the competition.


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10th October, 2012

Last day to enter our competition to be in the running to win a personalised autographed photo of Karl. Head on over to our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/karlurbanonline, click the "Like" button and under the competition post, add a comment about who your fave three Karl characters are. The winner will get one signed photo of one of their choices. 

Entries close at midnight, October 10th, Sydney time, so hurry.


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4th October, 2012

3 News Entertainment Reporter Kate Rodger interviews Karl. Click here.


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3rd October 2012

Cape Town's Good Hope FM recently had Karl on their show while he was in South Africa promoting Dredd. Video here.


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21st September, 2012

I've added some Dredd premiere pics from TIFF and New York. Click on the Galleries tab and go to Gallery 16.


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20th September, 2012

Click  here for a video of Karl's recent appearance on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon. (just wait for the short advert to run first)


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19th September, 2012

Interview with Canada's Leader-Post where Karl talks about Dredd.


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18th September, 2012
Matt Schichter did this interview with Karl and Olivia Thirlby at the recent Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Enjoy. (Thanks, Matt)


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11th September, 2012

It's official, the new Star Trek film will be called Star Trek Into Darkness.


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11th Spetember, 2012

It's competition time again here at Karl Urban Online. 

This time we're running it on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/karlurbanonline

We will be attending the Armageddon Convention in Melbourne in October, so to be in the running to win a personalised autographed photo of Karl, please head on over to our Facebook page, click the "Like" button and under the competition post, add a comment about who your fave three Karl characters are. The winner will get one signed photo of one of their choices. 

Entries close October 10th, and the winner will be announced on October 11th, here and on our Facebook page. 

So head on over there and add your comment to be in it to win it.

*please note, this offer stands so long as Karl attends. If he cancels at the last minute, there's nothing we can do about that.


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10th September, 2012

Karl's film Dredd is number one at the UK box office. More here.


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7th September, 2012

Karl is featured in the October 2012 issue of Men's Health UK. Just Jared has snippets of the article, as well as a whole lot of pics of Karl at a photo call for Dredd.


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5th September, 2012

Fun video of Karl on YouTube promoting Dredd on Sky Sport Soccer AM, so click here to view it. There are other videos in the suggestion column that are worth checking out too.


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20th August, 2012

Good news for Aussie fans. Karl will be attending the Melbourne Armageddon Expo on October 13/14th 2012, at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Click here for more details and tickets.


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19th August, 2012

The release date for the film The Loft will be December 2012/January 2013. It is being released by Silvers Dark Castle Entertainment.


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6th August, 2012

The latest trailer for Karl's film The Loft is up on YouTube.


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5th August, 2012

Click here for a peek at the new Dredd poster.


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3rd August, 2012

Karl tells Total Film that Dredd is not for "bed-wetters".


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1st August, 2012

Karl talks to  Screen Rant about Bones McCoy and that Star Terk XII Gary Mitchell spoiler of his.


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31st July, 2012

According to variety.com, the film Overdrive is back on. English actors Sam Claflin (Snow White and the Huntsman) and Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) will star alongside Karl.


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18th July, 2012

Fun video on YouTube of Karl, made by J.J. Abrams, is labeled as a sneak peak of the new Star Trek film. The evil Doctor trolls everyone.


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16th July, 2012

San Diego Comic-Con 2012 Roundtable Interview with Karl on dreadcentral.com.


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13th July, 2012

Director, David Twohy, shared a brand new Riddick 3 pic on his blog featuring Karl Urban in his role as Vaako today. If you click on the pic at the link you'll get the supersized version.


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10th July, 2012

tvandmovies.com is reporting that it looks like Karl may have revealed a little Star Trek spoiler about the sequel's villain.


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9th July, 2012

Gary Collinson rounds up the Dredd panel from the London Film and Comic Con 2012 here, and there's a transcript  from the Dredd panel here.


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8th July, 2012

Paul Dykes has uploaded some pics on his flickr page of Karl and the rest of the Dredd panel at the London Film and Comic Con. Click here to view the  images.


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7th July, 2012

San Diego's Comic Con 2012 is having an exclusive advanced screening of Dredd. Click here to register for tickets. Karl will also appear the following day at Comic Con's Masters of the Web panel - Thursday July 12th at 4:30pm, room 24ABC.


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2nd July, 2012

Karl will be attending the London Film and Comic Con this Saturday and Sunday and will take part in photo ops on each day that are on sale on each day of the show.

The 2012 event will be at Olympia Grand Hall, London - 6th-8th July.


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28th June, 2012

Dredd will be released in the U.S. on September 21, 2012.


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22nd June, 2012

The Dredd trailer is here.


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21st June, 2012

10 second Dredd teaser trailer is up on YouTube.


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19th June, 2012

The trailer for Dredd is arriving on Machinima.com this Thursday, June 21st.


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15th Jone, 2012

JoBlo.com has the first official poster and new images for Dredd.


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10th June, 2012

I've created a new Karl Uban page over on Facebook. I have deleted all of the other Karl pages I started and called this one simple, "Karl Urban", so feel free to "Like" it: facebook.com/karlurbanonline

And don't forget, there's aslo a Karl Urban Online group you can join, if you prefer a group. Click here to join.


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9th June, 2012

There's a fab Dredd page on Facebook with all the latest news. Click here to check it out and join.


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7th June, 2012

Karl turns 40 today. KUO wishes Mr Urban a very Happy Birthday.


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29th May, 2012

Do you want to see Karl's first acting role? Click here and skip to around 45 seconds to get a quick glimpse of Karl at 9 years old.


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21st May, 2012

Yeterday Karl attended the funeral of his cousin, famed NZ fashion photographer, Craig Owen, who died unexpectedly on Monday night. Story at nzherald.co.nz


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18th May, 2012

Dredd was screened at Cannes and has been described as "Dirty Harry meets District 9". More at comicbookmovie.com


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11th May, 2012

Some more pics from Dredd over at bestmoviesevernews.com


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10th May, 2012

There's a new pic of Karl as Dredd over at hollywoodreporter.com

Also, the latest Star Trek movie has wrapped principal photography. Zachary Quinto and Simon Pegg posted about it on Twitter. The current release date for the film is 2013.


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9th May, 2012

Judge Dredd gets an R rating - sciencefiction.com


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19th April, 2012

Tony Kaye, director of Karl's unfinished film, Black Water Transit, talks to indiewire.com about it.


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27th February, 2012

Here's a sneak peek of Dredd's voice. Karl did a birthday greeting with Simon Pegg and it's only three words, but hey, it's something. Click here to watch the video.


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6th February, 2012

Actor Ben Barnes, who was supposed to co-star with Karl in the film Overdrive, has said in an interview at the Sundance Film Festival, that the film has fallen through.


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25th January, 2012

The trailer for The Loft is up on YouTube so check it out.


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9th January 2012

Shooting begins on Star Trek 2 on Thursday. For more, go to colider.com for an interview with JJ Abrahms.


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