TV Show News

JUDGE DREDD: MEGA CITY ONE: IM Global Eyes TV Comic Adaptation

Judge Dredd Comic

IM Global To Produce Comic Adaptation Judge Dredd: Mega City One

IM Global teams up with Rebellion Developments and Tencent and Tang Media Partners to produce a new TV series titled Judge Dredd: Mega City One.

A favorite of comic fans since the comics’ initial debut in 1977, Judge Dredd has been adapted for the big screen twice before. The first movie, starring Sylvester Stallone as the titular anti-hero, came out in 1995 and proved to be both critically and financially unsuccessful, while the second was released in 2012 and featured Karl Urban as the lead. It too proved to be a flop at the box office, but critical reception was much more positive and fans continue to hold out hope for a follow-up.

Departing from the focus on Dredd in the comics and films, the planned series will follow a team of Judges as they try to maintain order in a dystopian future where the bulk of humanity is crammed into giant metropolises called Mega Cities.

Per Superherohype, the source of this story:

“We’re very excited to be beginning the journey to get more of Judge Dredd’s Mega-City One on the television screen,” said Rebellion owners Jason and Chris Kingsley. “Thanks to the legions of fans who have kept up pressure on social media, and a lot of background work and enthusiasm, we aim to make a big budget production that will satisfy both our vast comics audience and the even greater general screen-watching public.”

Leave your thoughts on IM Global teaming up with Rebellion Developments and Tencent and Tang Media Partners to produce the planned Judge Dredd TV series Judge Dredd: Mega City One in the comments section below. Readers seeking more TV show news can visit our TV Show News Google+ Page and our TV Show News Facebook Page. Want up-to-the-minute notifications? FilmBook staff members publish articles by Email, Twitter, Tumblr, Google+, and Facebook.

Related Articles:

 
 

About the author

Reggie Peralta

An aspiring writer, longtime film junkie, and former UCLARadio.com disc jockey (where I graduated with a BA in Political Science), I've made the jump from penning book reviews and current events editorials for HonorSociety.org to writing movie and TV news and reviews.

When I'm not working towards my certificate in Radio and Television/Video Production at Fullerton College, I enjoy reading (horror, science fiction, and historical/political nonfiction are particular favorites), participating in my school's TV and theatre clubs, attending movie screenings, plays, concerts, and other events, and trying to come up with pithy things to say on social media. Believe it or not, there are occasions where I find time to write for my own leisure.

Send this to a friend