On Friday, we reported that Dredd director Pete Travis had been fired from the production, with screenwriter-producer Alex Garland taking over in post-production. Today, both Pete Travis and Alex Garland released a joint statement to address last week's story. Take a look at what they had to say below.

"During all stages of the filmmaking, Dredd has been a collaboration between a number of dedicated creative parties. From the outset we decided on an unorthodox collaboration to make the film. This situation has been misinterpreted. To set the record straight, Pete was not fired and remains a central part of the collaboration, and Alex is not seeking a co-director credit. We are all extremely proud of the film we have made, and respectfully suggest that it is judged on viewing when its released next year."
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Dredd is still slated for release on September 21, 2012.