Movie News

Michael Fassbender may get down with OCP!

Michael Fassbender may get down with OCP!
Clint

Though it’ll be hard to imagine anyone else under the chrome-dome but Peter Weller (and yes, I am looking at you Robert J.Burke) the director of the “RoboCop” remake has a rather snazzy actor in mind for the title role.

Speaking to the Brazilian television show GloboNews, “RoboCop” director Jose Padilha says the ever-so-versatile Michael Fassbender (“X-Men : First Class”, “Shame”) is atop of his wish-list to play the part-man, part-machine Alex Murphy.

Said the director of the long-gestating reboot, “I can not speak yet, it is too early to talk about, but it has some actors I like. I like much of Fassbender. I’ll talk to him now, is a possibility. There are great actors who could do the RoboCop.”

I personally can’t think of any right now but… ya know, Armie Hammer does have a great big, booming voice. There’s one suggestion?

Earlier this week a video with Padilha was uncovered in which the filmmaker spoke a little about his plans for the film and how it’ll differ to Paul Verhoeven’s version.

“I will not repeat what Verhoeven has done so clearly and strongly,” Padilha told Film1. “Instead I try to make a film that will address topics that Verhoeven untreated.”

Padilha’s film will take somewhat of a “Blade Runner” by the sounds, with the filmmaker declaring his approach will tackle the differences between humans and robots.

And no, I’m still not that excited to see one of my faves get a hollywood oil n’ grease.

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)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 24:  Director Wes Craven poses at New York Comic Con to promote his new movie, "The Hills Have Eyes 2"  February 24, 2007 in New York City.  (Photo by Donald Bowers/Getty Images For Fox Atomic)

Mike says goodbye to Wes Craven

Mike SmithAug 31, 2015
Wes Craven attends Magnolia Pictures' Los Angeles Premiere of "Life Itself" at the ArcLight Hollywood on Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision for Magnolia/AP Images)

Wes Craven (1939 – 2015)

Editorial StaffAug 31, 2015
downton-abbey-season-6-edit-mary-crawley

Teaser Trailer: Downton Abbey season six

AshAug 31, 2015
chris-Messina

Chris Messina joins Ben Affleck crime drama

AshAug 29, 2015
ryan-simpkins

Ryan Simpkins moves into Will Ferrell & Amy Poehler’s House

AshAug 29, 2015
borderlands

Video game Borderlands gets silver screen treatment

AshAug 29, 2015
stevenpasquale

Rescue Me alum in Doubt

ClintAug 29, 2015
franensteincode

Fox’s Frankenstein Code undergoes a name change!

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015
armiehammer

Armie Hammer coupled with Amy Adams for Nocturnal Animals

Brooke CampbellAug 29, 2015