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Karl Urban

Karl Urban


Famous as :


Birth Name :

Karl-Heinz Urban

Birth Date :

June 07, 1972

Birth Place :

Wellington, New Zealand

Spouse :

Natalie Wihongi (makeup artist, separated)

Claim to fame :

As Eomer in "The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers" (2002)

Latest News

Karl Urban Rumored for Rick Flag Role in 'Suicide Squad'

January 27, 2015 07:51:31 GMT

A new report from "" casting has emerged, suggesting that is in contention to play Rick Flag, the leader of the DC supervillain team, after left the project earlier this month. According to the Monday, January 26 report by JoBlo, the "" actor is among candidates for the role.

Karl Urban Linked to Villain Role in 'Aquaman'

January 23, 2015 08:51:04 GMT

New update from Warner Bros.' "" has emerged. On Thursday, January 22, Latino Review reported that the movie starring had possibly found another candidate for the director. The report mentions Noam Murro is considered to serve behind the lens.

Judge Dredd to Get Origin Story in Movie Sequel

September 09, 2014 08:51:39 GMT

If " 3D" gets a second movie, according to , it will possibly be a prequel, not a sequel. During Chicago Comic Con, the actor who played the titular judge in the 2012 film dropped a hint at which comic storyline the movie could follow in the next installment.

Karl Urban Calls for Fans to Launch Kickstarter for 'Dredd' Sequel

May 20, 2014 06:02:54 GMT

repeatedly said there were discussions for "" sequel, but producer Adi Shankar played down the actor's statement by hinting that the project was still a long shot. Now Urban tells fans to create Kickstarter campaign if they want to get the sequel off the ground quickly.

Karl Urban Explains Why He Would Never Do a 'Star Wars' Movie

August 05, 2013 08:36:50 GMT

may be a fan of the "Star Wars" film franchise but in a new interview with IGN, the New Zealand actor revealed why he would never want to be cast in "Star Wars Episode 7" intended for a 2015 summer release. This is despite the fact that J.J. Abrams, whose Bad Robot Productions will be producing his new FOX series "", will direct it.

Liberty Ross Holding Hands With Producer Jimmy Iovine

March 13, 2013 08:42:22 GMT

Liberty Ross and Jimmy Iovine fueled romance rumors. During their latest night out, the British model and the music producer were holding hands before quickly breaking apart once they spotted photographers, the Daily Mail reports.

Karl Urban to Star in J.J. Abrams' Futuristic Drama 'Human'

March 13, 2013 08:21:52 GMT

New Zealand actor has landed a role in a drama pilot for FOX titled "Human". Urban will play John Kennex, a respected police officer who has emotionally shut down after a tragic mission made him critically injured.

Karl Urban Gets Steamy in 'The Loft' Red Band Trailer

August 09, 2012 06:46:51 GMT

"" has debuted its first red band trailer. Studded with multiple explicit love scenes, the steamy trailer also offers an intense plot as , and their gang get caught in a serious problem when a naked dead body of a blond woman is found in their secret pad.

Karl Urban Dishes on Returning to 'Dredd' Sequel, Praises Lena Headey's Ma-Ma

July 27, 2012 07:30:59 GMT

A few weeks ago, screenwriter Alex Garland teased that "" could be developed as a trilogy. Weighing in on the scribe's statement during the London Film and Comic Con earlier this July, lead actor opened up that he's ready to go back to the sequel but only if the first upcoming film "blows up at the box office."

'Star Trek 2': Scribe Struggles to Find Title, Karl Urban Pulls Prank at Comic-Con

July 16, 2012 04:56:45 GMT

Though it's already in the middle of production, J.J. Abrams' hotly anticipated "" sequel remains untitled. One of the sequel's scribes, Damon Lindelof, recently opened up to MTV News that finding a perfect name for the upcoming sci-fier was not as easy as it might seem.

Oliver Queen Attacks His Kidnappers in New 'Arrow' Clip

July 13, 2012 09:05:23 GMT

Oliver Queen engages in a heavy showdown with his kidnappers in a new clip from "". The billionaire playboy gets tasered by one of the masked guys, but he soon turns the table after managing to remove the chord that ties his hands. He chases down one of his abductors who tries to run away and shows no mercy when he captures the culprit.

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Release 'I'm With You' B-Sides Starting August

July 13, 2012 08:45:27 GMT

are about to unveil some new music in the form of singles which will be released starting next month. Frontman Anthony Kiedis and friends plan to make the singles available with two songs each as digital downloads and as seven-inch vinyl pressings.

Karl Urban Says First 'Star Trek 2' Footage to Come Out Before Comic-Con Ends

July 13, 2012 08:31:09 GMT

When will fans have a chance to see the first footage of J.J. Abrams' "" sequel? According to one of its actors , it will happen in a foreseeable future. The Bones depicter spills to Coming Soon that though the sequel is a no-show at the convention, it will screen its first footage before the annual event is over.

Ellie Kemper Pictured Wearing Wedding Gown and Kissing Her Husband

July 10, 2012 04:45:19 GMT

A first look at in her wedding gown has been revealed. In a picture obtained by E! News, the Erin Hannon of "" looked gorgeous in a white embroidered fishtail lace gown and arranged her red hair in a relaxed up-do.

Sienna Miller Names Her Newborn Daughter Marlow

July 10, 2012 04:11:52 GMT

Just a few days after rumored to have given birth, is confirmed to deliver her first child. The newborn is a girl that The Baroness of "" and her fiance name Marlow, E! News reports.

Karl Urban Allegedly Reveals 'Star Trek' Sequel's Villain

July 10, 2012 04:01:02 GMT

Has the principal villain in J.J. Abrams' "" sequel been revealed? As director Abrams remains tight-lipped about whom is playing in the highly anticipated movie, has reportedly unveiled the identity of the villainous character.

Video: Marine Sergeant Invites Betty White to Marine Ball

July 18, 2011 07:31:36 GMT

Another Hollywood star has got an invitation to the Marine Corps Ball. Taking a cue from Sgt. Scott Moore and Corporal Kelsey De Santis who have each scored a date with and respectively, Sgt. Ray Lewis makes his own YouTube invitation for .

Artist of the Week: Blake Shelton

July 18, 2011 06:02:10 GMT

After more than a decade in the music industry, is finally expected to score his first ever No. 1 album this year. The country music singer who just got married to , his girlfriend of 5 years, is estimated to reign Billboard Hot 200 with his sixth studio album "" with around 110,000 copies sold.

New Image of Karl Urban as Judge Dredd Surface

July 18, 2011 05:59:26 GMT

A new picture that shows as Judge Dredd in an upcoming Pete Travis-directed superhero 3D movie, "", has been unleashed. The new picture shows the titular character in his trademark helmet, though it doesn't actually give a clear look at his face.

'Glee' 2.05 Preview: 'The Rocky Horror Show'

October 13, 2010 02:33:44 GMT

Will decides to have the glee club performing "The Rocky Horror Show" for the annual school musical after learning of Emma's newfound love for the cult classic. Despite Sue's usual scheming, the members of New Directions inject their distinctive style to such timeless tracks as "The Time Warp" and "Damn It, Janet."

'Red' Screening in California Attracts Hollywood Vets

October 12, 2010 10:01:39 GMT

The Grauman's Chinese Theater in California became a gathering place for top-notch stars when Summit Entertainment held a special screening for "" on Monday, October 11. The movie's cast like , , , , and were all seen gracing the red carpet that night.

Actors Encourage 'The Hobbit' Producers to Hold a Talk With Union

September 30, 2010 03:34:37 GMT

A group of actors in New Zealand including "Lord of the Rings" star is urging movie bosses to end the ongoing stand-off over "The Hobbit" by holding talks with union representatives.

Russell Crowe Plans Wife's Escape in 'The Next Three Days' Trailer

August 14, 2010 05:16:41 GMT

The first full trailer for "" has been made available for viewing pleasure. Debuted by Yahoo! Movies, it sees the life of a seemingly perfect family which is turned upside down in a day when police rush in their house to arrest Lara, the wife of John Brennan and the mother of their kid, for a gruesome murder.

New 'Vampire Diaries' TV Spot Released

August 14, 2010 04:56:17 GMT

One more promo of "" is released, this time longer in duration. Dubbed "Cosmic Love", the new TV spot uses 's song of the same title and displays Elena, Katherine, Stefan and Damon's sexiness instead of footage from the new season.

Karl Urban Is Officially Cast as the New Judge Dredd

August 14, 2010 03:48:29 GMT

Back in July, there were rumors floating around that has been cast in "". Now, producers Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich have confirmed the news, telling Empire Online, "We've cast a guy called Karl Urban to play Dredd."

Comic Con 2010: 'Priest', 'The Other Guys' and 'Green Hornet' Panel Highlights

July 24, 2010 06:36:01 GMT

Sony Pictures brought three of their upcoming movies at a time to San Diego Comic Con International on Friday, July 23. Taking place at Hall H, the panel started with a presentation for "". Director Scott Stewart came first to introduce the first trailer for the movie. The trailer later hits the web and is embedded at the end of this article. It gives a quick glimpse of vampire attack and a lot of action sequences.

Comic Con 2010: 'Red' and 'Scott Pilgrim vs. the World' Panels See New Footage

July 23, 2010 09:32:52 GMT

The panels for "" and "" perhaps are the most cheerful ones during the first day of San Diego Comic Con. Summit Entertainment brought a full-length trailer for the action comedy movie which made people laugh when watching it. The video has since made its way out via Apple.

'Nikita' Releases Killer Poster and Promo

July 22, 2010 04:28:59 GMT

The CW's new weapon, "", took part in the preview night of San Diego Comic Con on Wednesday, July 21. Along with the screening of the pilot, the network also released a promotional poster as well as a new promo called "Looks Do Kill".

Michael Lohan on Fiancee's Assault Claim: I Don't Know What She's Talking About

July 22, 2010 04:15:34 GMT

's father Michael Lohan has shot down report that he has assaulted his fiancee Kate Major, a former reporter for Star magazine and one-time gal pal. The 50-year-old father told Radar Online that he and Kate indeed recently had an argument but insisted he never got physical with her.

Zack Snyder Confirms Writing 'Xerxes' Script, Reveals Plot Details

July 22, 2010 04:04:52 GMT

Zack Snyder is moving forward with his plan to make another film revolving around the Persian wars battlefields. In an interview with Los Angeles Times, the "" helmer and scribe confirms that he has started writing the screenplay for "Xerxes" along with his "300" co-writer Kurt Johnstad, stating "We closed the writing deal on 'Xerxes.' We started writing about a week ago. So we're doing it. It's happening."

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