Rebel has forked out $100m on a brand new movie studio house it will use to assist make the Rogue Trooper film and the Decide Dredd TV present.
The Oxford firm, which is behind the Sniper Elite online game sequence, purchased the house to accommodate its forthcoming productions of the Decide Dredd TV drama Mega-Metropolis One, and the Duncan Jones-directed Rogue Trooper film.
Rebel created Rebel Productions in 2017 to develop and produce movie and TV based mostly on its comics and video games. The brand new movie studio is close to Rebel’s Oxford headquarters, and is situated on the positioning of an outdated printing press. The corporate mentioned it expects to create as much as 500 new jobs on account of the growth. The picture, beneath, is an artist’s impression of the way it’ll look:
Rebel founder and CTO Chris Kingsley mentioned: “The degrees of development in tv content material for streaming providers, similar to Netflix and Amazon, have been astronomical lately. The demand for ongoing authentic content material is greater than ever and we’re seeing extra huge gamers desirous to get in on the motion. That is very thrilling for the home and international movie industries nevertheless it’s additionally meant that our infrastructure is underneath growing strain.”
It is busy instances for Rebel. The corporate has online game manufacturing on the go, together with ongoing help of the recently-released Unusual Brigade, in addition to comic-book manufacturing (200 AD and extra), and now movie and TV manufacturing.
Fingers crossed it is going to finally get a sequel to the very good – and criminally missed – 2012 Dredd film.