Karl Urban (Pathfinder) and Ben Barnes (The Chronicles of Narnia) have signed on to to play sibling car thieves in the heist thriller Overdrive, THR reports. Antonio Negret will direct from an original script by the screenwriting duo of Derek Haas and Michael Brandt (Wanted, 2 Fast 2 Furious). Taken director Pierre Morel is on board to produce. Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) is in talks to join the cast. Filming is slated to begin October 29 in Marseilles.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
Karl Urban can next be seen in Dredd, based on the comic book Judge Dredd, which previously spawned the gloriously awful 1995 Sylvester Stallone film. Hopefully Urban’s version will fare better. Click below for more images of the New Zealand-bred actor: