While star Karl Urban and 2000ad themselves are confident that a live action sequel to 2012's cult classic Dredd is still very much a viable possibility, executive producer Adi Shankar is less confident. As a result and as a thank you to the fans keeping the hopes of a sequel alive, the producer has comissioned six short cartoon episodes as part of his "Bootleg Universe"; were the producer essentially releases his own fan fiction free to fans via YouTube. Shankars previous Bootleg Universe videos include the Punisher: Dirty Laundry, with Thomas Jane reprising the title role, and the Truth in Journalism, a found footage offering in which a documentary crew follow struggling reporter Eddie Brock before falling victim to Brock's alter Ego - Venom.
The six episodes make one complete story; Superfiend, which feature Dredds arch Nemesis Judge Death. The episodes, each a few minutes in length, are reminiscent in style to 90s Saturday morning cartoons, though with much more violence; and come with a short introduction video from Shankar...
Dredd September 7th, 2012
More about Dredd (movie)
In a violent, futuristic city where the police have the authority to act as judge, jury and executioner, a cop teams with a trainee to take down a gang that deals the reality-altering drug, SLO-MO.
Directed by Pete Travis, Dredd's release date is September 7th, 2012.
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