How Karl Urban Landed His Role In The Lord Of The Rings
Karl Urban has been a geek film and television staple for two decades now.
He played the lead role in “Dredd,” Leonard McCoy in “Star Trek,” Skurge the Executioner in “Thor: Ragnarok,” and is now starring as William “Billy” Butcher on the comic book series adaptation “The Boys.” Before his breakout role in 2002’s “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” he wasn’t particularly well-known in America.
How he got that role was partly serendipity, partly location, and partly good timing.Urban was born in Wellington, New Zealand, but moved to Australia early in his career to try to get bigger roles, as he told The Guardian in…The post How Karl Urban Landed His Role In The Lord Of The Rings appeared first on /Film.
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