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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8460 on: 01 October, 2012, 02:12:07 PM »
I've never really seen the potential for Dredd as a TV series, and personally I think there's very very little chance it would ever happen, and even less chance of it being good.

But if HBO decided to make one for whatever reason, I'd be very intrigued - they seem to like to tackle one genre at a time and have done crime drama, gangsters, westerns, war serials and most recently fantasy with Game of Thrones - surely sci fi is next on their list? Dredd would seem like a good candidate - especially if it was based on The Pit with an ensemble cast, though it'd be difficult to get the required HBO quota of nudity with a cast of repressed, celibate characters.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8461 on: 01 October, 2012, 02:18:10 PM »
How about a series of TV four part movies. Like they did with Farscape The Peacekeeper Wars.
These could cover Block mania, Apoc War and other major events in the Dredd world.





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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8462 on: 01 October, 2012, 02:19:14 PM »
I've never really seen the potential for Dredd as a TV series, and personally I think there's very very little chance it would ever happen, and even less chance of it being good.

But if HBO decided to make one for whatever reason, I'd be very intrigued - they seem to like to tackle one genre at a time and have done crime drama, gangsters, westerns, war serials and most recently fantasy with Game of Thrones - surely sci fi is next on their list? Dredd would seem like a good candidate - especially if it was based on The Pit with an ensemble cast, though it'd be difficult to get the required HBO quota of nudity with a cast of repressed, celibate characters.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8463 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:11:17 PM »
How about a series of TV four part movies. Like they did with Farscape The Peacekeeper Wars.
These could cover Block mania, Apoc War and other major events in the Dredd world.





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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8464 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:38:52 PM »
Let's not be too quick to accept second best though. There's a problem with potential Dredd viewers, not the product itself (as the critical response from those who have actually seen it suggests). Once it comes out on DVD the general trollulace will likely realise the error of their ways and anything can happen from there.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8465 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:40:38 PM »
On the topic of a Dredd TV Series.

What I think would work best...
Is to just call it something like 2000 AD, or something 2000 AD related.  And have the show run as an anthology series, much like "Tales from the Crypt" or "Twilight Zone".  With a large focus on Dredd.  But make the show about EVERYTHING in this comic universe. Do stuff with ABC Warriors, focus on the Psi-Division, stuff like that.  Don't just center on Dredd. 

I think something like that would work really well.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8466 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:47:47 PM »
A show called 'Sector 13' could work- featuring the bendy women of the justice department, with dredd as one of their number- along with anderson and the start of psi division. Sort of law and order/ csi mega city one, crossed with the xfiles, etc.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8467 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:48:54 PM »
Men and women, not "bendy women". Argh! Phone!

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8468 on: 01 October, 2012, 04:51:35 PM »
How about a series of TV four part movies. Like they did with Farscape The Peacekeeper Wars.
These could cover Block mania, Apoc War and other major events in the Dredd world.





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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8469 on: 01 October, 2012, 05:12:16 PM »
A show called 'Sector 13' could work- featuring the bendy women of the justice department, with dredd as one of their number- along with anderson and the start of psi division. Sort of law and order/ csi mega city one, crossed with the xfiles, etc.

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Sector 13... Isn't that "The Pit"?
That would make for a great story to see done as an adaptation.  Either in a later film or a TV production.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8470 on: 01 October, 2012, 05:28:38 PM »
Now I can't stop thinking about leather-clad bendy women judges.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8471 on: 01 October, 2012, 07:09:06 PM »
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8472 on: 01 October, 2012, 08:55:11 PM »
Sector 301 was The Pit. Sector 13 is Angeltown.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8473 on: 01 October, 2012, 09:42:57 PM »
Sector 13 is where Dredd is based out of in the movie. I assume it's a token nod towards precinct 13, where there may have been a n assault at one time or another.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #8474 on: 02 October, 2012, 12:44:33 PM »
Anyone find reactions from the production crew and studio in regards the box office numbers?
I'm sure everyone is gutted by the numbers and are keeping low key till the worldwide release is done.
Is Karl still on the promotion trail at the moment??

You don't really get reactions, and I'm sure no-one's saying anything until it's opened in all territories.
Urban is currently promoting the film in Australasia, then on to Japan. He is supposed to be publicising in Europe after that.