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 is Editor, Digital Arts & 3D at Creative Bloq, and the former editor of many leading magazines. These titles included ImagineFX, 3D World and video game titles Play and Official PlayStation Magazine. Ian launched Xbox magazine X360 and edited PlayStation World. For Creative Bloq, Ian combines his experiences to bring the latest news on digital art, VFX and video games and tech, and in his spare time he doodles in Procreate, ArtRage, and Rebelle while finding time to play Xbox and PS5.