At this year’s Comic-Con, I was able to sit down with Olivia Thirlby for an extended video interview. Urban was at the Con to promote his upcoming hard-R adaptation of the comic book series Judge Dredd. For those unfamiliar with the film, Dredd is an adaption of the 2000AD comics character Judge Dredd, and it stars Karl Urban, Thirlby, and Lena Headey. The film follows Dredd and rookie Judge Cassandra Anderson (Thirlby) fighting through a tower that’s crawling with thugs in their attempt to bring down drug overlord Ma-ma (Headey). I actually got to see the film at Comic-Con and it’s great.
During my interview with Thirlby we talked about the R rating, how she got involved in the project, deleted scenes, how Urban never takes off his helmet, the drug slow-mo, what it was like playing a bad ass girl, and a lot more. In addition, we also talked about Bored to Death, Red Knot, Nobody Walks, and more. Hit the jump for what she had to say.