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Rebellion CEO Says Judge Dredd Series Could Tackle Dark Fantasy Elements

June 23, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Judge Dredd Mega City One

The CEO of Rebellion, who is producing the announced Judge Dredd series, may differ significantly from the films. Jason Kingsley spoke with SFX Magazine and said he’d like the series to explore “dark fantasy elements.”

“Dark fantasy elements are one area that would be great to explore,” Kingsley said. “The show will combine the macabre with the insane and the light-hearted. It’s a big place, after all, with 400 million stories to tell.” A more fantasy-based Dredd? That’s something I want to see!

Kingsley also added that his show will have an advantage over the films, noting that, “Long-form storytelling makes showing Mega-City One and its inhabitants much easier. Trying to fit all of that into a two-hour movie is very hard.”

He added that he hasn’t talked with Karl Urban about returning to the role of Dredd but hopes he knows Urban “”well enough to have a chat with him.” He added the series is likely “at least two years away…But we’re so early in the process that things could happen a bit faster, or much more slowly.”