Duncan Jones' new Rogue Trooper movie will use Unreal Engine 5

After years of teasing, 2000AD and Duncan Jones' Rogue Trooper film is finally a reality and has finished principle photography. The news also shed more light on the hyped film, with 2000AD revealing it's an animated feature and will use Unreal Engine 5 to bring the war torn world of Nu-Earth and Rogue's quest for revenge to life.

Writer and director Duncan Jones is a well-known fan of the comic strip, co-created by artist Dave Gibbons and writer Gerry Finley-Day. The 2000AD strip became popular in the 1980s but has remained a staple of the UK comics scene ever since. The story follows 'Rogue', a genetic infantryman fighting on Nu-Earth, in pursuit of the traitor who sold him and his comrades out; the soldier's 'buddies' personalities have been transferred into Rogue's kit - his helmet, gun and backpack are sentient.

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Ian Dean
Editor, Digital Arts & 3D

Ian Dean is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creativebloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and leading video game title Official PlayStation Magazine. In his early career he wrote for music and film magazines including Uncut and SFX. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on AI, digital art and video game art and tech, and more to Creative Bloq, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5. He's also a keen Cricut user and laser cutter fan, and is currently crafting on Glowforge and xTools M1.