Aa new Judge Dredd movie is heading to the big screen, according to the 2000 AD Website. Rebellion, the top independent video game studio in the U.K. and owner of the rights to Judge Dredd (see “Mongoose Joins Rebellion”), is joining forces with DNA Films, the studio behind such science fiction movies as 28 Weeks Later and Sunshine, to get the next Judge Dredd film to the multiplexes.
According to the report, the new Judge Dredd film will go into production in 2009. The first Judge Dredd film, which was directed by Danny Cannon and featured Sly Stallone,
If the film gets made, there is a lot of Judge Dredd merchandise available (particularly in the U.K.). In addition to the Judge Dredd comics and graphic novel collections, Mongoose is prepping new Judge Dredd RPG and Miniatures Games (see “New Judge Dredd RPG & Miniature Games”).