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06/21/2012 10:29 am ET | Updated Jun 21, 2012

'Dredd' Trailer: Karl Urban Stars As Judge Dredd (VIDEO)

"Dredd," which was announced back in 2010 and given its Sept. 21, 2012 release date last July, finally has its trailer. The post-apocalyptic comic book adaptation focuses on the title law keeper (Karl Urban), who must infiltrate an apartment complex to stop a villainous drug lord (Lena Headey).

If that sounds vaguely familiar, that's because you've seen Gareth Evans' 2011 Indonesian action film "The Raid," which had a similar plot. No matter for "Dredd," though, which probably won't have a very difficult time topping the first film based on the British comic character: "Judge Dredd," a disastrous 1995 film with Sylvester Stallone in the lead role.

Pete Travis ("Vantage Point") directs "Dredd," which also co-stars Olivia Thirlby as Dredd's plucky young partner.

Look for "Dredd" -- in 3D and super slow motion -- in theaters on Sept. 21. Watch the trailer above.

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