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Despite failing to set the box office alight during its theatrical run earlier this year, director Pete Travis and screenwriter Alex Garland's comic book adaptation Dredd proved to be a real hit with fans of the Lawman of the Future, banishing the ghost of Sylvester Stallone's appalling 1995 Hollywood effort to finally do justice to the iconic 2000 Ad character on the big screen.

Now, with next month's home-entertainment release fast approaching, IGN has posted a behind-the-scenes clip from the Blu-ray special features, which gives us a brief insight into how the filmmakers went about designing Mega-City One...

The future America is an irradiated waste land. On its East Coast, running from Boston to Washington DC, lies Mega City One--a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. »

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