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A Good Dose Of Dredd

“Dredd” has been compared with “The Raid” because they both have a very similar premise. But does this film stand up on its own merits?…

New! Dredd Motion Poster

Motion posters are a gimmicky but attention-grabbing aspect of a studio’s promotional repertoire for a movie. The best use of it I’ve seen so far is the one done by Columbia Pictures for comedy “The Other Guys”. Now, Lionsgate has done one for “Dredd”. It’s simple enough, but gets the point across. And for someContinue Reading

Drive Director To Do Comic Adaptation Button Man

“Drive” was one of the most visually astounding films of 2011. Its director Nicholas Winding Refn received rave reviews and awards acclaim at the Cannes Film Festival, and justly so. It’s oozing with style, though the narrative is a little murky. From this, he’s naturally gotten a whole slew of offers, and the latest oneContinue Reading

Lena Headey Talks Playing Villain In Dredd

News on the reboot of “Judge Dredd”, from the popular British comic 2000AD, has been scarce lately. Rumours have been flying that director Pete Travis (“Vantage Point”) has been struggling with reshoots. The LA Times recently managed to get hold of English actress Lena Headey, for a few words on her villainous character Madeline “Ma-Ma”Continue Reading

New! 4 Images From Judge Dredd Remake

Talk has been rife that the remake of the 2000AD comic Judge Dredd is in trouble. Reshoots have been taking place, according to a number of sources including Empireonline. Whatever the case, there is at least still time to fix whatever needs fixing, as “Dredd” doesn’t open til September. Meanwhile, a fresh batch of stillContinue Reading

Judge Dredd Creator Discusses Remake

2000AD is the Brit alternative to Marvel and DC Comics. The most famous character to come out of its pages is Judge Dredd, the fascistic cop who has the power of judge, jury and executioner in a lawless futuristic world. Dredd suffered a half-baked Hollywood outing in 1995 with Stallone in the role. While itContinue Reading

UPDATE! Judge Dredd Director Fired From Production

UPDATE: Today, Electroshadow received new news about an alarming turn of events for the “troubled” production of the “Judge Dredd” reboot. Following our report on Monday that director Pete Travis had been removed and writer Alex Garland was taking over, both men have now issued an official statement saying it was all a big misunderstanding.Continue Reading

New! Judge Dredd Images

Quick, name a British superhero comic-book. No, Dennis The Menace doesn’t count. For those of you whose exposure to UK comics were limited to Dandy and Beano, you might be interested to know about 2000AD, one of the finest and longest running titles around. It’s actually an anthology of several titles, including Rogue Trooper, Slaine,Continue Reading