JUDGE DREDD Adds Co-Star
According to Variety, Olivia Thirlby (BORED TO DEATH) has been signed for the DNA Films re-boot of JUDGE DREDD.
The actress has been cast as Judge Cassandra Anderson, in this film a rookie Judge being trained by Judge Dredd (STAR TREK’s Karl Urban). Like her namesake Cassandra, Judge Anderson has psychic abilities.
In the British 2000 A.D. comic book series, Anderson was part of the Psi Division, earning an certain trust and degree of friendship with Dredd during the Judge Death storyline.
In 1980, she was given her own series, Anderson: Psi-Division, which was initiated by by Dredd creator/writer John Wagner and artist Brian Bolland. The character did not appear in the 1998 JUDGE DREDD film.
JUDGE DREDD will be directed by Pete Travis (VANTAGE POINT) with a script by Alex Garland (28 DAYS LATER).