Judge Dredd Movie Now Just Dredd

New movie’s title is shortened, plus new plot details

The new Judge Dredd movie in now being called simply Dredd, according to official press releases from the the film’s production company IM Global which has also revealed a few more plot details:

Dredd takes us to the wild streets of Mega City One, the lone oasis of quasi-civilization on Cursed Earth. Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) is the most feared of elite Street Judges, with the power to enforce the law, sentence offenders and execute them on the spot – if necessary. The endlessly inventive mind of writer Alex Garland and the frenetic vision of director Pete Travis bring Dredd to life as a futuristic neo-noir action film that returns the celebrated character to the dark, visceral incarnation from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s revered comic strip.”

The film also stars Juno ’s Olivia Thirlby as Judge Anderson.