Judge Dredd Film Trilogy Pitch
An important part of planning a series of stories is settling on the threat escalation over the course of the series. You don't start a Superman trilogy with Darkseid, an X-Men series with Apocalypse, a Green Lantern series with Paralla- oh, wait... Purely using those examples as trilogies:
Superman should go from a non-powered (Lex), to equal power (Zodd), to greater power (Darkseid/Doomsday/Braniac).X-Men should begin with a threat to mutant-human co-existence (Magneto and the Brotherhood), move to a threat to the existence of all mutants (Government/Sentinels) and finally, end with a threat to all life on the planet (Apocalypse/Phoenix).
Green Lantern should begin with a standard enemy of the GLs (The Manhunters), set up Sinestro as the villain for the second film with his Corps powered by fear, then move into the embodiment of fear, Parallax.
This kind of escalation is how I approached Dredd. Naturally, if you were planning a series beyond a trilogy, this structure would cause