If you are a fan of it 2000 AD Then you were probably happy to learn that the comic was made into a movie. In 2012, this became true with the debut of the science fiction production Dredd. And thanks to Netflix adding the film to its catalog, it now reaches a wider audience! So who plays the lead role in the film?
The dystopian project didn’t do well at the box office, grossing just over $41 million against a budget of $30 million to $45 million. However, since being available as a home release, it has gained popularity and now has a cult following.
The film is set in Mega City One, “a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the streets,” the synopsis says. The only people who hold people accountable are police officers, called judges, and the titular character Dredd is one of them. When he teams up with newbie Cassandra, the two must take down Ma-Ma, a drug lord determined to keep her “empire” alive.
So who plays all these characters? Which actors might you recognize? We have the answer for you below!
Dredd cast: who stars in the dystopian sci-fi film?
Karl Urban takes on the lead role of Judge Dredd. His character has the power to be a judge, jury and executioner in the dystopian world. The actor is best known as Éomer in the second and third parts Lord of the Rings Films, Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek Reboot films, Skurge in Thor: Ragnarokand Billy Butcher in The young on Prime Video. Check out the cast list below:
- Karl Urban as Dredd
- Olivia Thirlby as Cassandra Anderson
- Lena Headey as Madeline “Ma-Ma” Madrigal
- Wood Harris as Kay
- Warrick Grier as Caleb
- DeObia Oparei as TJ
- Francis Chouler as Judge Guthrie
- Daniel Hadebe as Judge Volt
- Rakie Ayola as Chief Judge
- Domhnall Gleeson as an unnamed computer expert
Directed by Pete Travis and written by Alex Garland. Garland, Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich serve as producers on the production.
Dredd is now streaming on Netflix.