'Dredd' Movie Nets $30 Million
In Pre-Production Guarantees
Published: 09/15/2010 04:58pm
IM Global has managed to grab $30 million in “pre-sale,” pre-production commitments from a number of foreign markets for its Dredd movie, which Pete Travis is set to begin shooting in
According to Variety, in just five days IM Global was able to gather its $30 million in commitments by selling the picture in a number of territories including Germany, Spain, Australia, Canada, Russia, Latin America, Benelux, and Scandinavia. A deal for the
Given the poor box office performance of the 1990s Sly Stallone Judge Dredd film, the pre-production guarantees may appear a bit puzzling, but the new Dredd movie is being shot in 3-D, which remains popular, and it is being produced in South Africa by many of the same folks who made District 9, which was produced in 2009 for $30 million, but which looked (and earned) like it cost a lot more.
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