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Is the new Judge Dredd movie Dredd 3D an adaptation or inspired by a specific storyline in the comics or graphic novels?

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No, Dredd 3D is not an adaptation or inspired by a specific storyline.

Alex Garland did consider adapting one of the more well known Judge Dredd storylines such as Origins, but decided that that he would not adapt such a big epic and instead went for an approach of writing an original story - a kind of 'day in the life of Judge Dredd'.

You can read more about this in this Empire interview.

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@iandotkelley thanks for the link! –  BamfTheNightAway Sep 26 '12 at 21:33
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