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Judge Dredd TV series? Alex Garland hopes so…

Game Of Thrones holds the key to Dredd’s future, reckons writer Alex Garland.

Dredd 3D

Dredd 3D
Dredd 3D is in cinemas from 7 September 2012

Answering fan questions on the 2000 AD Online forum, Dredd 3D writer/producer Alex Garland (28 Days Later, Sunshine) revealed that his hopes for the live action Judge Dredd universe go well beyond sequels.

“Just so it has been said,” mused Garland, “I actually think that maybe the best way forward for Dredd is television. American TV has completely rewritten the rulebook where filmed drama is concerned. Game Of Thrones, The Wire, Breaking Bad… an equivalent version of Dredd would be fucking great.

“Imagine the epics…”

Dredd 3D is in cinemas from 7 September 2012, and you should definitely read the entire Q&A this is lifted from.