Justice served: comic creators announce Judge Dredd TV show

After two Hollywood failures, 2000AD’s British publisher Rebellion is planning ‘one of the most expensive TV shows the UK has ever seen’ with Mega-City OneAfter two attempts to bring classic British comic character Judge Dredd to the big screen, the publishers of 2000AD have decided that the only way to properly adapt the leather-clad lawman of a dystopian future is to do it themselves.The game developer and comics publisher Rebellion, which bought the title in the year 2000, is creating a TV series called Judge Dredd: Mega-City One. The project is still in its early stages, with no director or cast yet in place, but fans are hoping the square-jawed judge, jury and executioner who patrols the future-shocked streets of the 22nd century will finally get the adaptation he deserves. Related: 40 years of 2000AD: looking back on the future of comic books Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBCUniversal Taps Lion Forge Comics to Develop Digital Comic Books Based on Beloved 80s TV Shows

NBCUniversal, one of the world’s premier media and entertainment companies, has partnered with digital publisher Lion Forge Comics to develop licensed comic books based on popular TV shows from the 1980s and 90s. Under the agreement license ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Carlos Ezquerra: Tributes paid after Judge Dredd co-creator dies aged 70

Comic book artist Carlos Ezquerra is praised for his "unique style" following his death aged 70. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Netflix announces its first TV shows and movies from Millarworld

Today, Netflix announced the first TV shows and movies based on comic book writer Mark Millar's properties. Netflix will add two television series and three movies to its original programming. Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google Play sale serves up 99 cent movie and TV show rentals

If you've been putting off renting a film, buying an app, or downloading an ebook, you'll be glad to hear that it's sale time on the Google Play Store (again). That means all movie rentals now cost a buck, and the same goes for three episodes from TV... Continue reading at Engadget

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Steve Dillon: Judge Dredd, Preacher and Punisher comic artist dies

Steve Dillon, the legendary British comic book artist, known for his work on Preacher, Punisher, and 2000AD's Judge Dredd dies aged 54 Continue reading at BBC News

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For TV shows based on books or comics, fans are a mixed blessing

During a recent talk show chat, "Game of Thrones" actress Maisie Williams revealed she had listened to fans' online opinions when crafting her scrappy Arya Stark character, originally written as a left-handed swordswoman in George R.R. Martin's book series. "The fans are so die-hard; they're... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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VIDEO: How to Make the Perfect Comic Book TV Show

As the nation's geeks and nerds pack away their spandex and cardboard cosplay costumes (until October's New York Comic-Con of course) staff writer and office comic book aficionado Sam Thielman explains who should be TV's next smash hit superheroes.     Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon announces new comics imprint, just in time for Comic-Con

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While offensive TV shows get pulled, problematic books are still inspiring debate and conversation

A look at how people have engaged with “Huck Finn” and “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” over time offers a snapshot of who we were and are. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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3BlackDot Announces 2 New Shows at NewFronts Debut

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Anand Giridharadas wanted a gritty current affairs show on Vice TV. He got it

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Albert Uderzo, a creator of the beloved comic book character Asterix, dies at 92

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BOSH! duo serve up vegan cookery show for ITV

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The Testaments to be adapted for Hulu TV show as audiobook actors revealed

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