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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12645 on: 08 August, 2015, 01:47:08 PM »
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12646 on: 09 August, 2015, 08:13:50 PM »
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12647 on: 09 August, 2015, 09:07:40 PM »
Interesting.  Hopefully "thehut.com" will come back with that answer tomorrow.  Thanks for the info Steve.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12648 on: 09 August, 2015, 11:30:03 PM »
No worries, hope it gets sorted soon.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12649 on: 10 August, 2015, 01:41:27 PM »
I used to be gutted about the lack of sequel for a critically praised Dredd film which didn't do very well at the box office, but today I'm just glad I'm not a Fantastic Four fan.

$200 million down the crapper.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12650 on: 10 August, 2015, 01:56:57 PM »
what the hell they spend $200 millions on??

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12651 on: 10 August, 2015, 02:18:02 PM »
I'm not sure if it's fair to count distribution but that and marketing apparently cost $80 million, so almost twice as much as Dredd's production budget. Then you have a tenner spent on Dr Doom and probably $50 million on that one set they near enough shot the entire film in. And no doubt there were misc items like glass hammers for 9k a pop.

Kinda funny that this entry hasn't been removed from the wiki page yet..

"A sequel is scheduled for release on June 9, 2017 in 3D.[93]"

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12652 on: 10 August, 2015, 02:25:50 PM »
Kinda funny that this entry hasn't been removed from the wiki page yet..

"A sequel is scheduled for release on June 9, 2017 in 3D.[93]"

The studio won't change that mantra until it's out of cinemas; they still have to pretend they're invested in this iteration of F4 and that people should see the film.


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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12653 on: 10 August, 2015, 02:55:04 PM »
Kinda funny that this entry hasn't been removed from the wiki page yet..

"A sequel is scheduled for release on June 9, 2017 in 3D.[93]"

The studio won't change that mantra until it's out of cinemas; they still have to pretend they're invested in this iteration of F4 and that people should see the film.

That was same with Amazing Spider-Man 2 when they planned a sequel to it before it out at cinemas... wonder what happens to that(!)

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12654 on: 10 August, 2015, 08:39:21 PM »
Kinda funny that this entry hasn't been removed from the wiki page yet..

"A sequel is scheduled for release on June 9, 2017 in 3D.[93]"

The studio won't change that mantra until it's out of cinemas; they still have to pretend they're invested in this iteration of F4 and that people should see the film.

Yeah, good point. I have a hard time believing there won't be a deal at some point though. The only way I can see people taking a Fantastic Four film seriously (by Fox) is if they call it X-Men and have lots of X-Men in it.

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12655 on: 10 August, 2015, 09:09:49 PM »
The only way I can see people taking a Fantastic Four film seriously (by Fox) is if they call it X-Men and have lots of X-Men in it.

I doubt they can truly do this crossover business between F4 and the X-Verse - the contracts were drawn-up several years apart at a time when big budget crossovers didn't happen, and I would presume that unless it states in each contract that one property can include characters from the other, it probably can't happen without Marvel's permission. Fox have always been wishy-washy on the situation with vague statements like how they could see how it could happen 'story-wise' but Zak Penn has said it can't be done and Simon Kinberg that they're parallel universes.

Add to that fact the only way Fox can retain the rights is to make a standalone Fantastic 4 film every 7 years and it puts Fox in a terrible situation where the only way they could rescue the brand for themselves is to bring in a huge name like James Cameron to reboot it as a big-budget spectacle piece.

Or just sell it back early to Marvel/trade it for X-Men TV rights.


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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12656 on: 11 August, 2015, 05:03:36 AM »
http://comicbook.com/2015/08/11/fox-reportedly-moving-forward-with-fantastic-four-2-despite-box-/

Jeebus, I wish the people behind DREDD was this determined for a sequel. :lol:

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12657 on: 11 August, 2015, 11:10:02 AM »
Was going for a gritty take on F4 really that good an idea? The Punisher is a gritty Marvel character but the Fantastic 4 was never like that. The original comics I understand had the F4 falling out and even occasionally betraying each other and was considered groundbreaking for it's time but now they strike me as a sort of odd Nuclear family. Perhaps the Invisibles as one commentator said is best F4 film we've had made so far.
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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12658 on: 11 August, 2015, 11:18:08 AM »
I doubt they can truly do this crossover business between F4 and the X-Verse

This might be the closest we'll get; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4Rd8x4z-e0

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Re: Dredd (2012)
« Reply #12659 on: 13 August, 2015, 12:41:03 PM »
The only way I can see people taking a Fantastic Four film seriously (by Fox) is if they call it X-Men and have lots of X-Men in it.

I doubt they can truly do this crossover business between F4 and the X-Verse - the contracts were drawn-up several years apart at a time when big budget crossovers didn't happen, and I would presume that unless it states in each contract that one property can include characters from the other, it probably can't happen without Marvel's permission. Fox have always been wishy-washy on the situation with vague statements like how they could see how it could happen 'story-wise' but Zak Penn has said it can't be done and Simon Kinberg that they're parallel universes.

Add to that fact the only way Fox can retain the rights is to make a standalone Fantastic 4 film every 7 years and it puts Fox in a terrible situation where the only way they could rescue the brand for themselves is to bring in a huge name like James Cameron to reboot it as a big-budget spectacle piece.

Or just sell it back early to Marvel/trade it for X-Men TV rights.

I've seen a few people suggest that and I hope it's true. Some things are better left dead.

And I don't see Fox losing X-Men any time this century (even without Hugh Jackman) so Marvel may as well just bite the bullet and make the deal.