9. Tonal Consistency With Dredd
Dredd sadly didn't set the box office ablaze, but it more than earned its status as a modern cult classic. You won't find a more faithful comic adaptation; a reboot which banished the bitter aftertaste Sly Stallone's Hollywoodised version left behind in 1995.
They finally got Judge Dredd right on the big screen, and that's something to be proud of, so it would be a shame if the TV show failed to maintain ties with the movie.
Presumably, Rebellion's intention is to create something that fits into the film's canon with Karl Urban back on board, and if this ends up being the case, the show must recapture the tone of its big-screen predecessor.
This means pulling no punches with the violence, and slapping it with an R rating. Mega-City One is a brutal place, and only with a hard adult certificate can that be conveyed in a way that's in keeping with the original comic books.
The look and feel of Dredd should also be replicated, ideally using some of the same sets, props and costume designers to maintain consistency and remind the fans that this is the sequel they were clamouring for, in TV form.