Judge Dredd: Mega-City One TV series is currently in development it has been revealed via 2000 AD (the comic’s publisher) + parent company Rebellion.
Jason Kingsley and Chris Kingsley, owners of the U.K.-based studio Rebellion Developments (which also happens to be the company behind the Sniper Elite series), will executive-produce a Judge Dredd television show with Mark Stern and Stuart Ford, president and CEO of IM Global Television, respectively
Kingsleys told Entertainment Weekly:
We’re very excited to be beginning the journey to get more of Judge Dredd’s Mega-City One on the television screen. Thanks to the legions of fans who have kept up pressure on social media, and a lot of background work and enthusiasm, we aim to make a big budget production that will satisfy both our vast comics audience and the even greater general screen-watching public.
The series is now in development, thanks to a deal struck between leading independent entertainment studio IM Global and independent UK games developer and publisher Rebellion.
The deal will see development begin on a high-end TV series based on the globally-famous character from the pages of legendary British comic book 2000 AD, which celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.
Judge Dredd: Mega-City One is set in a future where east coast America has become a crowded and crime-ridden megalopolis. It will be an ensemble drama about a team of Judges – futuristic cops invested with the power to be judge, jury, and executioner – as they deal with the challenges the future-shocked 22nd Century throws at them.
Check out the announcement video: