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GrudgeJohnDeed

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1066 on: 15 November, 2019, 12:02:37 AM »
Wow it's pretty exciting stuff! Sounds like it'll take a while to build up, but I love that Rebellion have taken the multimedia handling of their own IP into their own hands like this. That independent spirit!

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1067 on: 24 January, 2020, 12:35:17 PM »
This isn't going to happen is it folks. Let's all be honest now.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1068 on: 24 January, 2020, 12:46:15 PM »
I don’t see why not. TV shows and movies often spend years in pre-production. There’s no reason this one would be any different.

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« Reply #1069 on: 24 January, 2020, 01:45:03 PM »
Especially niche/cult IPs. The Terror went into pre-production in 2008, after the book was published, and took 10 years to materialize.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1070 on: 24 January, 2020, 02:50:32 PM »
I don’t see why not. TV shows and movies often spend years in pre-production. There’s no reason this one would be any different.
I look at shows like The Mandalorian, the budget on that. Can Rebellion compete? If Mega City One is to be made it can't be on the cheap.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1071 on: 24 January, 2020, 03:47:18 PM »
Depends what they’re going for. You can do a lot with sound-stages and greens-screen. But also, if you don’t have high-profile stars and keep expectations realistic, you can do plenty with real-world sets. (See the Dredd movie, for which Garland repeatedly said the $45m budget was bullshit for marketing, and was in fact much lower. Urban claims $30m.)

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1072 on: 24 January, 2020, 04:08:32 PM »
Depends what they’re going for. You can do a lot with sound-stages and greens-screen. But also, if you don’t have high-profile stars and keep expectations realistic, you can do plenty with real-world sets. (See the Dredd movie, for which Garland repeatedly said the $45m budget was bullshit for marketing, and was in fact much lower. Urban claims $30m.)
I guess but I thought they were going for a look closer to the comic.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1073 on: 24 January, 2020, 04:18:44 PM »
They've got to make it so "true fans" have something to moan about.
Be excellent to each other. And party on!

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« Reply #1074 on: 24 January, 2020, 04:34:48 PM »
Something on the quality level of The Boys that uses everday locations is about $5 million an episode. The typical cost of high-end cable and streaming dramas is $5-7 million according to Variety. MC-1 seems to be aiming more for comic Dredd than the ‘10 minutes into the future’ vibe so I can’t see it being cheaper than the average hour long drama if it’s to compete for eye-balls with the other heavy hitters in TV sci-fi and fantasy. The 2012 film struggled with the small budget it had and I don’t think MC-1 would be good if it’s too close to the cheaper, tell-don’t-show talk-fest of Doctor Who.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1075 on: 24 January, 2020, 05:50:23 PM »
All the $$ == "Double Whammy"

Is that really what we want? (Anyway - happy to wait and see, because ... I have no choice.)

Frank would know.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1076 on: 24 January, 2020, 10:39:04 PM »
It's only been less than three years since it was first announced, so let's not all turn into whiney little bitches just yet.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1077 on: 25 January, 2020, 01:56:29 AM »
All the $$ == "Double Whammy"

Is that really what we want? (Anyway - happy to wait and see, because ... I have no choice.)

The TV dynamic has changed considerably since 1995 — money doesn’t automatically equate with awfulness. Even so, any Judge Dredd TV show worth it’s salt won’t be cheap.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1078 on: 25 January, 2020, 10:53:54 AM »
Imagine Game of Thrones with non-CGI dragons made of plastic. More money = better.

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Re: Judge Dredd: Mega-City One - TV show announced!
« Reply #1079 on: 25 January, 2020, 11:07:15 AM »
Learning today that the sumptuous Mandalorian locations were all achieved in a studio gives me hope that anything is possible.