Judge Dredd is getting a TV show! Yay! Rebellion and independent entertainment studio IM Global announced that ‘Judge Dredd: Mega-City One‘ is currently in the works.
Judge Dredd was created by John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra in 1977 and is Britain’s biggest comic export. Top comics writers and artists who have worked on the series include Mark Millar (Kick Ass, Wanted), Grant Morrison (All Star Superman, WE3), Garth Ennis (Preacher), Jock (Dredd, Ex Machina), Mick McMahon (Freakshift).
IM Global Television President Mark Stern and CEO Stuart Ford will executive produce with Rebellion founders Jason and Chris Kingsley, who executive produced the 2012 feature film adaptation, which was co-financed by Reliance Entertainment and IM Global.
‘Judge Dredd: Mega-City One‘ is a future-set story following a team of cops who act as judge, jury, and executioner when dealing with the challenges of the 22nd-century East Coast of the U.S., an over-crowded, crime-ridden megalopolis.