Time for another Dredd or Blade Runner film?

CupofJoe

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There is supposed to be a Dredd TV show in the works.
As for Blade Runner, I like to see a police procedural set in the world of the original of Blade Runner, complete with voice-over naration. I know Ridley Scott hated it, but I liked the noire feel it gave.
 

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TOTAL RECALL 2070:THE COMPLETE SERIES. Is Blade Runner ,they couldn't get the
Rights to call it Blade Runner though.
 

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The trailer looks interesting... Wish I had seen it.
 

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I need, if not more Blade Runner (though I wouldn't say no), certainly more cyberpunk of that style, with its long slow washes of dystopia noir. I want shadowy corporations to rule over us from far-away locations. I want to dwell in the lowest of the low slums, with nothing but rats and pollution for company (and the occasional passing cruiser).

I want a menial service job.

My conversations are to be only with one trusted errand boy (whose origins I am never sure of), night-time ladies who may or may not be synths, and the voice activation command on my garbage unit. Nothing more. I want to never see the sun. I want distant sirens to blare atonally, signalling that crime is rampant, and for giant mechanised systems that rove the streets to deal with it.

And rain. Basically I want rain, intrusive neon logos and semi-rotten street food.
 

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There is Total RECALL 2070. And TOTAL RECALL 2070:The Complete SERIES,which I Believe is 22 episodes of Blade Runner like world filmed in Canada.
 

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My belief is that one book should be one movie.
If you believe that commercial Hollywood screenwriters are equal to PKD and can continue writing 'his' stories past the point he ended them then we disagree.
Once I am dead I would not want others 'continuing' and diluting my stories and characters for mass market gain quite possibly distorting public perception of my original, robbing it of gravitas.*

*Or even the original! See Blade runner section here
 

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Once I am dead I would not want others 'continuing' and diluting my stories and characters for mass market gain quite possibly distorting public perception of my original, robbing it of gravitas.*
Oh that wouldn't bother me. For me there is a big gulf separating books and movies/TV adaptations. You can't really compare the two. Bladerunner is a great film based on a rather mediocre and for me forgettable book. Film is an entertainment.
 

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Maybe not a movie, which both brands have tried and failed twice. I think these two would probably find their wider audience as a T.V. Series.

Not so much Dredd, but more 2000AD in General.
 

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Was there a Robo Cop TV show?
At least 2 live action series and some made for TV films. And I vaguely remember at least one cartoon series.
I liked the original Robocop [not so much the sequels] and the reboot/remake was okay as long as I didn't compare it to the original.
 

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Blade Runner was a brilliant film. In my opinion it doesn't need another film as it cold never match the original. Upon rewatching the sequel I did enjoy it, but (again in my opinion) this was only ever intended as a one-off film; we didn't really need to be told the further adventures of Decker, it was better to imagine the possibilities.

As for Dredd, there is so much mileage in the 2000ad universe. There are so many stories that could be told that don't even have to relate to Dredd. as much as Stallone's film gets slated, Mega City One was portrayed brilliantly and its a shame this has never been followed up. The Urban Dredd movie was also great, but with slight cosmetic changes could have been any generic sci-fi adventure movie; it barely used the JD licence.
 

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Blade Runner was a brilliant film. In my opinion it doesn't need another film as it cold never match the original. Upon rewatching the sequel I did enjoy it, but (again in my opinion) this was only ever intended as a one-off film; we didn't really need to be told the further adventures of Decker, it was better to imagine the possibilities.

As for Dredd, there is so much mileage in the 2000ad universe. There are so many stories that could be told that don't even have to relate to Dredd. as much as Stallone's film gets slated, Mega City One was portrayed brilliantly and its a shame this has never been followed up. The Urban Dredd movie was also great, but with slight cosmetic changes could have been any generic sci-fi adventure movie; it barely used the JD licence.
Not just sci-fi, o toned down a bit it could have been a Clint Eastwood Dirty Harry type vehicle. Still loved it though.
 
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