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Abe Forsythe Is the New RoboCop Returns Director

Back in August, Neill Blomkamp announced that he was no longer attached to direct RoboCop Returns. Now The Hollywood Reporter says that MGM has lined up a new RoboCop Returns director. Abe Forsythe, who directed Hulu’s Little Monsters, will take on the direct sequel to the original movie released in 1987. The MGM film has original writers Ed …

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Neill Blomkamp Is No Longer Directing RoboCop Returns

District 9, Elysium, and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp has revealed, via his Twitter account, that he will no longer be directing the new RoboCop movie, titled RoboCop Returns. “Off Robocop,” he says. “I am shooting new horror/thriller and MGM can’t wait/ need to shoot Robocop now. Excited to watch it in theaters with other fans.” Neill Blomkamp was announced as …

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Neill Blomkamp Says the Original RoboCop Suit Is in Reboot

District 9, Elysium, and Chappie director Neill Blomkamp was asked for an update about the RoboCop reboot on his Twitter account and revealed that we’ll be seeing the original RoboCop suit worn by Peter Weller in the previous films. “Script is being written. Going well! Imagine watching Verhoeven do a follow up film,” he answered a fan. …

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Neill Blomkamp to Direct RoboCop Returns

Does the world need another RoboCop reboot? MGM believes so, as the studio has hired District 9, Elysium, and Chappie helmer Neill Blomkamp to direct a new film titled RoboCop Returns, according to Deadline. The franchise began in 1987 with the Paul Verhoeven-directed RoboCop, starring Peter Weller. The actor would reprise the role in the Irvin Kershner-directed sequel in 1990, but …

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