Fans of ‘Dredd‘ have been dying for a sequel and Adi Shankar recently stated that we might be seeing one sooner than later but now Judge Dredd co-creator Jason Kingsley is clarifying that it isn’t something we should get too excited about. At least, not in Shankar’s hands. With Shankar busy working on the ‘Castlevania’ series for Netflix the topic of ‘Dredd 2’ came up, and he seems to think he was pushing forward on it.
According to Kinsley though, Shankar isn’t involved with ‘Dredd 2’ or the franchise at all going forward.
“While we truly do appreciate Adi’s enthusiasm for Judge Dredd, he has no involvement with the franchise and any future cinematic or small screen outings. Claims of him pushing forward a sequel to DREDD are not true and we don’t want fans to get excited only to have their hopes dashed. 2000 AD and Rebellion continue to work hard to bring the future’s greatest lawman back to screens.”
Sad news for fellow Judge Dredd fans as not only is the sequel apparently no further along than we had hoped but that it wasn’t about to kick off. Of course, I didn’t think an animated feature was the right way to go anyway so this isn’t the worst news that could have come up.
Why do you think Shankar is claiming ‘Dredd 2’ was going to be pushed forward when he wasn’t involved? Are you sad to hear that there is no further progress on a sequel even if only in an animated format? Share your thoughts below!
Source: Screen Geek
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