Though it absolutely bombed at the box office, Dredd is a pretty darn good comic book adaptation. It's dark, gritty and (most importantly) true to the source material. But, believe it or not, we need to thank Sylvester Stallone and his generally mocked 1995 Judge Dredd film for it getting made. Really!
Seventeen years since his disastrous big screen appearance, the iconic Judge Dredd returns in Dredd. This time the movie features a modest budget and focuses on the characters rather than a big name superstar.
A modern horror classic, 28 Days Later played a role in revitalizing the zombie genre, and the solid follow-up 28 Weeks Later was a capable if predictable sequel. Still waiting on the long-rumored third installment 28 Months Later? Don't hold your breath.
Later this year we'll finally get the dark, (seemingly) faithful Judge Dredd film we've always wanted. But what would it take to get a sequel or two? Screenwriter Alex Garland explains.
Writer and co-creator of Judge Dredd John Wagner has never had very nice things to say about the 1995 film adaptation of his comic creation, but at least he gets another shot at a good flick when Dredd is released this year. He's already said the film's screenwriter is on the right track, but what does he think about the film overall?
A new indie version of the British sci-fi action comic is developing for 3-D.