Movie News

Is “Robocop” back on duty?

Is “Robocop” back on duty?

MGM has a new “Robocop” movie in the works?


AintItCoolNews pointed out a press release from MGM that lists a new “RoboCop” movie alongside upcoming franchise films already in development like “Quantum of Solace,” “The Thomas Crown Affair 2″ (with “RoboCop” director Paul Verhoeven on board) and for some reason, “The Pink Panther 2″ and 3.

Unfortunately, it looks like MGM would rather reboot the “Robocop” franchise rather than give us an easily forgettable sequel. Great – I’m sure this new remake will totally miss the point with the shocking violence, sick humor and sharp satire of the original.

While we’re at it, maybe we can put some bling and spinning rims on Robocop as he chases generic hoodlums all around Detroit.

The thing is, the original couldn’t get any darker or more relevant – it still holds up and is an amazing piece of societal satire. Why would someone want to ruin that and tarnish the name of “Robocop” for good?

What do you think? Any ideas for directors or writers? Sound off on our forums!

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News

More in Movie News

thelongestride

VOD Views – July 6, 2015

Drew TurneyJul 6, 2015
CLERKS 2

Jay & Silent Bob to appear in a film outside of the View Askewniverse!?

Editorial StaffJul 6, 2015
antman

Will Michael Douglas be in more Marvel movies!?

ClintJul 6, 2015
the-boulevard-robin-williams

‘Boulevard’ Review

Robyn CandyceJul 6, 2015
raydseason2

Watch season premieres of Ray Donovan & Masters of Sex now!

ClintJul 4, 2015
fx

Trio join Donald Glover pilot Atlantis

ClintJul 4, 2015
Actress Elisabeth Moss attends Gotham Magazine Fall Fashion Issue celebration at Tender Restaurant at the Sanctuary Hotel on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Donald Traill/Invision/AP)

Queen of Earth slated to release in August

AshJul 4, 2015
hellokitty

Hello Kitty, I see you’re making a movie!?

ClintJul 4, 2015
jennys-wedding

Trailer: Jenny’s Wedding

AshJul 4, 2015