By David Craddock
Though it had been rumored that Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson would be starring in Universal’s upcoming [i]Doom[/i] movie adaptation of the popular video game, it has now been revealed that the lead role was given to Karl Urban.
Starring in such hits as [i]The Chronicles of Riddick, The Bourne Supremacy, [/i] and [i]The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers[/i] and [i]The Return of the King[/i], (Urban played the part of Eomer) Urban is no stranger to the film industry. Below is a snippet from Universal:
“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.”