Judge Dredd: Mega City One TV Show Page 2

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  • Saul_Iscariot 10 May 2017 20:57:11 3,074 posts
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    Ginger wrote:
    anephric wrote:
    PJ Maybe!
    Wait, what?
    PJ Maybe is one of Dredd's greatest characters. Kind of his Joker, rather than the apocalyptic Death, or brute that is Mean Machine. In a TV series he'd be great as something that is shown early on but builds up over several years. He'd be chuffing great played by Tennant, if Tennant had not been in Jessica Jones.

    Edited by Saul_Iscariot at 21:08:10 10-05-2017
  • challenge_hanukkah 10 May 2017 21:04:09 9,877 posts
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    How's his spelling coming on? I haven't read 2000AD in 20 years
  • Derblington 10 May 2017 21:10:51 31,332 posts
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    Kovacs77 wrote:
    Is realistic what they should be aiming for in a comic book film? They made Mega-City 1 look like Johannesburg, set it in a block of flats and used a generic set of bad guys in a (failed) attempt to appeal to people who had no idea what Dredd is, so we got a passable action film that was nothing like Dredd. Even aiming for realistic is no excuse for the helmet, it looked spot on off his head, but it was like it didn't fit him and he couldn't get it on properly!
    Again, it looks totally different depending on who's drawing it. Some look decent, some look shite. The film version resembles some of the images. I get how it may grate if you're a big fan but you have to admit it's pretty nit-picky. What's the difference between seeing his nose under the visor or through the pointless clear bit?

    It looks decent, imo, and I don't think it looks like it doesn't fit him.











  • Deleted user 10 May 2017 21:25:37
    To be clear about this, replace 'Fiona Apple' with 'Karl Urban'.

  • beastmaster 10 May 2017 21:25:59 19,064 posts
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    From the Judge Dredd film...

    Ferguson: They were killing each other in there.
    Judge Dredd: You could have gone out the window.
    Ferguson: Forty floors? It would have been suicide!
    Judge Dredd: Maybe, but it's legal.

    Proof that it wasn't all bad. Even if it had Deuce Bigalow as comic relief.

    Edited by beastmaster at 21:26:45 10-05-2017
  • Deleted user 10 May 2017 22:06:25
    Terrific news. I've been trawling the media for months for any sign of something like this happening... And then it happens out of the blue.

    I'm a huge fan. I remember the day i bought the very first comic (with the boomerang thing) and my stack of progs in a cupboard. I've still got the Dredd RPG in the attic.

    Think I'll watch the film tomorrow.
  • anephric 10 May 2017 22:06:26 3,085 posts
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    I actually like the first ten minutes of the Stallone Dredd.

    But the rresssst. Hurm.

    The score is great though. Diane Lane was a good Hershey. Wasted though. I'm ignoring when she snogs Dredd.
  • docrob 10 May 2017 23:58:02 1,119 posts
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    I'm delighted that this is to be a series rather than a new film. A series gets you maybe 13 hours to tell a story and a film gets you 2 max. No contest IMHO.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 11 May 2017 00:31:58 9,426 posts
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    I quite like the Stallone Dredd as a campy 90s sci-fi action film even if it isn't Dredd.

    The latest 2000ad podcast is very encouraging with regards to the new tv show. They weren't discussing it directly because it hadn't been announced at the time but it's a Q&A with Rebellions owners and they talk about how they've got incredibly strict red lines with regard to character integrity and respect for the canon and they've been pulling out of deals (Rogue Trooper movie comes up more than once) that would cross any of those lines.

    Basically they wouldn't have allowed the project to go ahead if it was taking liberties like Stallone Dredd so they obviously have faith in the Urban Dredd guys to keep the spirit of Dredd alive in their adaptation.

    In the meantime, here's a wicked fan film developed from an old Dredd strip

  • creepiest-lizard 11 May 2017 05:48:38 611 posts
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    Good lord. I was in a shitty mood this morning but a Dredd TV show? wa-fucking-hey
  • Scurrminator 11 May 2017 09:29:18 9,040 posts
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    @Derblington I still don't get how Karl Urban could see through that thing; it looks like the red bits are where his eyes would be!
  • minky-kong 11 May 2017 09:30:17 14,104 posts
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    minky-kong wrote:
    Baihu1983 wrote:
    Hmmm.... would rather Dredd 2
    This
    Actually after thinking about it a bit more a series would be better, especially if they do manage to get Karl Urban on board as Dredd.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 May 2017 09:41:22 18,389 posts
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    Scurrminator wrote:
    @Derblington I still don't get how Karl Urban could see through that thing; it looks like the red bits are where his eyes would be!
    You must be a strange looking guy if your eyes are there.

    His eyes are here



    Edited by Decks at 09:41:29 11-05-2017
  • minky-kong 11 May 2017 10:06:14 14,104 posts
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    TIL user Decks has eyes really far apart.

    How's your peripheral vision? Is it like a horse?
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 May 2017 10:11:41 18,389 posts
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    Well they'd be bigger than that. Making them small and beady was an artistic decision, as was the slightly sad eyebrows.
  • Decks Best Forumite, 2016 11 May 2017 10:19:18 18,389 posts
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    For them to be affected by the red bits they'd need to be either side of his nose. And he'd he's have a bigger forehead than Clive Anderson.

  • wobbly_Bob 11 May 2017 10:26:05 4,877 posts
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    Quietly optimistic. Love the Dredd movie. As a long time fan, I felt the Dredd movie perfectly captured the feel and tone of Judge Dredd and his world. I think they completely "got" it. I'm hoping the new show is good. Fingers crossed. Pleeeease be good!
  • mrpon 11 May 2017 10:56:33 35,027 posts
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    I've read Urban is a big nose picker hence the helmet redesign.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 11 May 2017 11:10:47 9,426 posts
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    Best thing about Stallone Dredd = the Mean Machine make-up
  • StarchildHypocrethes 11 May 2017 11:30:05 32,110 posts
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    I always get the Stallone one mixed up with Demolition Man. I don't remember that guy at all.
  • anephric 11 May 2017 11:36:18 3,085 posts
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    Chris Cunningham did the Mean Machine make-up for the Stallone film.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 11 May 2017 11:39:09 9,426 posts
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    To be fair to the Stallone movie most of it looks fantastic, it's just a muddled plot and Stallone playing Default Stallone Action Hero rather than Dredd which brings it down
  • Derblington 11 May 2017 12:05:47 31,332 posts
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    The plot is crap. They removed Dredd from being a Judge in our introduction to the franchise. It's just a bit daft.
    And the Judges looked pants with their spandex suits and massive plastic cod-pieces.
  • ChiefGB 11 May 2017 12:44:25 10,191 posts
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    I think Judge Anderson, may have been one of the first strong sexy females i can recall in my life. I think Olivia thirlby did ok in the recent film,but it took her a while to get to badass. I can see the arc made sense in the plot of the film. Was she even in the Stallone one? I'm surprised she wasn't played by Pamela Anderson (oh look what I did there, didn't even mean it).
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 11 May 2017 13:02:10 9,426 posts
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    She wasn't in Stallone's. I think the more timid Anderson from the start of the film makes sense, she was quite inexperienced and timid during her comics debut too until she found the strength of character to tackle Death head on herself. It wasn't until she was awoken later on that things really picked up for her. Definitely one of action comics strongest women, I think when it was good 2000ad made a point of trying to get characters like Anderson, Durham Red and Halo Jones opportunities to be great women as much as possible.

    (It all got a bit tits and guns during its lads mag influenced period in the 90s but everyone involved seems very apologetic and ashamed of themselves in interviews these days)
  • anephric 11 May 2017 13:16:39 3,085 posts
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    Halo Jones would be a fantastic TV series. I mean, absolutely fucking fantastic. Such a shame Alan Moore's such a moody old cunt these days.

    Edited by anephric at 13:16:53 11-05-2017
  • Rhaegyr 11 May 2017 13:24:14 4,679 posts
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    So many possibilities with this show - the Dark Judges, 'The Day the Law Died', 'Cursed Earth', Judge Fargo, Rico, Kraken etc.

    They've got so much material to draw from it should write itself.
  • challenge_hanukkah 11 May 2017 13:46:38 9,877 posts
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    anephric wrote:
    Halo Jones would be a fantastic TV series. I mean, absolutely fucking fantastic. Such a shame Alan Moore's such a moody old cunt these days.
    Halo Jones was the best thing Moore ever did.

    It's a shame he never went back and finished it.
  • simpleexplodingmaybe 11 May 2017 13:49:21 9,426 posts
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    It's owned by 2000ad so Rebellion could do Halo Jones without Moore's involvement, although I suspect they wouldn't want the hassle he'd kick up
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