Dredd Producer Explains What Has To Happen To Make A Sequel

Fans keep asking Dredd producer Adi Shankar about the possibility of a Dredd sequel, but there's some harsh financial realities preventing it. Here, Shanker explains how Dredd 2 could possibly happen — or, as he so eloquently puts it, "The guy who dresses up like The Crow is going to you a lesson in film finance." » 3/06/15 9:20am 3/06/15 9:20am

1980s Science Fiction Where The Cold War Never Ends

The 1980s were the final decade of the Cold War — but nobody knew that at the time. The Soviet Union looked unstoppable, and few outside observers saw its collapse coming. So it's not surprising that lots of 1980s science fiction included Cold War futures. Here are 1980s visions of a future where the Cold War never… » 2/13/15 12:38pm 2/13/15 12:38pm

Which Long-Awaited Project Was Actually Worth The Wait?

Anticipation can be a dangerous thing. Sometimes you wait and wait for a book, movie or comic to materialize, and it's bound to be a letdown. But every once in a while, all your patience actually pays off. Which project did you wait years for... and it was totally worth the wait? » 11/24/14 2:33pm 11/24/14 2:33pm

Watch The Entire Judge Dredd: Superfiend Webseries Right Now

Behold the "bootleg" animated Judge Dredd webseries in its entirety. And it is dark, gross, and violent—and honestly I felt weird watching it at work. And that's probably the very feeling that the creator wanted to impart to the audience. » 10/27/14 2:37pm 10/27/14 2:37pm

New Trailer For Judge Dredd: Superfiend Is So Wonderfully Weird

Here is the longest Judge Dredd: Superfiend trailer yet, along with a lot of footage of Judge Death just going bananas on the citizens of Mega-City One. » 10/24/14 8:40am 10/24/14 8:40am

Animated JUDGE DREDD Trailer Expands The World Of Mega-City One

Behold the first-ever footage from the unauthorized (or, as the creator is calling it, bootleg) animated series JUDGE DREDD: Superfiend. This teaser trailer looks insane. Good. » 10/21/14 11:12am 10/21/14 11:12am

This May Be The Closest Thing to A Dredd Sequel We're Going to Get

Despite the fact that 2012's Dredd movie was a vast improvement over the first Judge Dredd film, and that many fans are clamoring (even singing) for a sequel, none seems to be forthcoming. But at least now there's going to be an unofficial, seven-part webseries from Dredd's producer Adi Shankar. » 10/08/14 11:40am 10/08/14 11:40am

The Judge Dredd Musical Explains Why We Need A Dredd Sequel ASAP

You know how bad we need a sequel to Karl Urban's pretty damned good Judge Dredd movie? Even Sylvester Stallone is willing to singing its praises, at least in this wonderful new Legolambs video. It's not quite the magnum opus of the Predator musical, but man, it ain't bad. » 9/18/14 2:40pm 9/18/14 2:40pm

What's Your Favorite Story That Started As A Joke And Became Serious?

Sometimes the coolest ideas start out as just satire, or a prank, and then grow more serious. Case in point: Judge Dredd (pictured above) started out as a straight-up satire on authoritarianism. But what's your favorite joke or spoof that evolved into something serious? » 8/26/14 2:46pm 8/26/14 2:46pm

Creepy Cosplay That's As Horrifying As Anything We See In The Movies

If you ever need proof of how utterly effective special effects makeup can be in horror, you need look no further than these cosplayers. They take terrifying characters and concepts away from the realm of movies and into the real world. » 8/21/14 2:00pm 8/21/14 2:00pm

That Moment When We All Realized Judge Dredd Was Not Going To Deliver

Jeez, Judge Dredd is actually worse than I'd remembered. Especially after watching Dredd, which does Mega-City One's greatest lawman properly. Here's the scene where you might think, for a second, that this is at least going to be a fun ride. And then... campmageddon! » 4/28/14 11:06pm 4/28/14 11:06pm

​Captain Mal and the Serenity finally fly again in This Week's Comics

Yes, the fan-favorite Firefly crew are finally back in action, thanks to Dark horse's new series, while the Dredd movie gets a comic sequel as well. Plus Snowpiercer, super-Brits, Captain Jane T. Kirk (really!) and more, all in this week's comics! » 1/28/14 1:42pm 1/28/14 1:42pm

Watch a normal dude transform into Judge Dredd in less than a minute

Admittedly, it helps to have a brilliant make-up artist and costumer designer on hand, as well as a timelapse camera. That said: damn, that's impressive. » 11/29/13 9:30am 11/29/13 9:30am

How to Build Los Angeles in 2094 A.D.

One can never have too many post-apocalyptic visions of Los Angeles, right? This future L.A. is better known as Mega-City Two, a late 21st-century megalopolis that comes to us thanks to a new Judge Dredd comic, Mega-City Two: City of Courts, which hits shelves in January 2014. » 11/20/13 4:06pm 11/20/13 4:06pm

The 12 Best Cops of Science Fiction

They are the peacekeepers. They uphold the law. They protect us from those who would do us harm. And they do it all with nothing more than a badge… and a robot… or perhaps a spaceship… or maybe even superpowers. These are the dozen best fictional police officers in the universe, and we appreciate them for their… » 10/08/13 10:15am 10/08/13 10:15am

10 Essential Elements of a Great Escapist Hero

A grand adventure needs an inspirational hero. Not just a cool person in a fancy suit, but someone to believe in. It's not quite true that a science fiction or fantasy story is only as good as its hero, but the hero's greatness is certainly a limiting factor. Here are 10 essential qualities a hero ought to have. » 6/25/13 10:36am 6/25/13 10:36am

The Most Pointless Rules for Young Epic Heroes in Training

When you sign up to become a Jedi or a Starfleet officer, you have to abide by certain rules. Like, "Don't attempt a Kolvoord Starbust." But often, these organizations seem to invent rules that have no reason, beyond creating dramatic tension. Here are the most counterproductive training rules in science fiction and… » 6/11/13 11:00am 6/11/13 11:00am

Screw Dredd, watch the entire fan-made movie Judge Minty right now

Who needs sexy Karl Urban's scowl when you have Judge Minty? The retired Judge who would rather die in a blaze of justice than retire now has his own movie. And it's awesome. » 5/06/13 11:03am 5/06/13 11:03am

Judge Statler and Judge Piggy are the Law of Muppet Mega-City One

Artist Mark Chilcott transports the Muppets to the 2000 AD universe in a series of illustrations that cast Statler as Judge Dredd, Miss Piggy as his Pig Division colleague, Animal as Sláine, and Rowlf as Strontium Dog star Johnny Alpha. » 4/13/13 9:30am 4/13/13 9:30am