‘Doom’ Gets Release Date and New Cast Member

Karl Urban, who played the assassin in “The Bourne Supremacy,” will star in Doom for Universal Pictures, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The video game adaptation is being directed by Andrzej Bartkowiak, with Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and John Wells producing. “Doom” was written by Dave Callaham. Urban will play John Grimm, the leader of a special ops team that is at the center of the futuristic action-adventure film. When dealing with alien demons, he is forced to cross paths with the organization responsible for his parents’ deaths. Production is slated to begin late next month, with an Aug. 5 release planned.

Source: Hollywood Reporter