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"Defendor" hits shelves this week on DVD, and as we've mentioned here before, it's not your regular superhero flick. Starring Woody Harrelson ("Zombieland"), Kat Dennings ("Thor"), Sandra Oh ("Sideways") and Elias Koteas ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"), the film chronicles the secret life of Arthur Poppington, who directs traffic by day and fights crime at night as Defendor — a modern-day superhero with a questionable grip on reality.

MTV News caught up with Dennings to chat about the film, and received an exclusive peek at one of the bonus features on the DVD. Check out the video below, and read on for my interview with Dennings about her role in the gritty film.

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DefendorIt's not your regular superhero flick, but "Defendor" impressed more than a few people at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, and will be hitting theaters in limited release tomorrow (February 26).

Starring Woody Harrelson ("Zombieland"), Kat Dennings ("Thor"), Sandra Oh ("Sideways") and Elias Koteas ("Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"), the film chronicles the secret life of Arthur Poppington, who directs traffic by day and fights crime at night as Defendor — a modern-day superhero with a questionable grip on reality. The film hits DVD in April, but kicks off a limited release in theaters this Friday, February 26, at the Landmark in Los Angeles.

MTV News has your first, exclusive look at several stills from the film featuring Harrelson, Dennings and Koteas. Read More...

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In "Defendor," Woody Harrelson plays a crime-fighting hero who's a little off the beaten path—and possibly a few gadgets short of a utility belt. Last month, we brought you the news that the film—which stars Harrelson and "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" actress Kat Dennings—had been picked up by Sony Pictures, so you might not have to leap tall buildings to find a theater showing it.

When we caught up with Harrelson at the Toronto International Film Festival, we had to ask him about the offbeat superhero tale, and whether he'd had any comic book history to draw from when playing main character Arthur Poppington.




"I'm always playing Arthur," said Harrelson when asked if he approached the film as if he was playing two roles, Arthur and his alter ego, Defendor. "[But] it's Arthur's sensibility of what a superhero is—his take on how a superhero would talk or how a superhero would stand." Read More...

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Woody Harrelson in 'Defendor'Woody Harrelson is about to try his hand against a pack of vicious flesh-eaters in "Zombieland," but that's not the only tremendous feat the actor is facing down -- he's also set to don the tights in superhero flick "Defendor."

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions Group is in final negotiations to acquire the distribution rights for the movie, which recently screened at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sony would own the worldwide rights to the film in all territories except Canada, where the movie is being released by Alliance. No release date is set. Read More...

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Kat DenningsYou can officially be jealous of Kat Dennings now. Not only does she have an infinite playlist, but now she has a theoretical superhero as a best friend. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Dennings is in talks to join Woody Harrelson and Sandra Oh in "Defendor," the directorial debut from Peter Stebbings.

Harrelson plays a man who believes he has a secret superhero identity -- the Defendor of the title. Dennings will play a teenager he befriends -- and who, I imagine, is the only one to believe him. Oh will be trading her "Grey's Anatomy" scrubs for a different field of medicine, as she will play Harrelson's psychiatrist. Read More...

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