Lena Headey is Dredd’s villain

Lena Headey will reportedly play villain Madeline ‘Ma-Ma’ Madrigal in comic book film Dredd.

Karl Urban and Olivia Thirlby are leading the cast of the 3D movie, which will be helmed by Vantage Point director Pete Travis.

Created by John Wagner, Carlos Ezquerra and Pat Mills, the character first appeared in a 1977 science fiction anthology and was played by Sylvester Stallone in a 1995 movie adaptation.

The movie is scheduled for a UK release on December 1 this year.