Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of MGM and Sony’s remake of the classic 1987 Paul Verhoeven sci-fi movie Robocop. According to Heat Vision | THR, Jackson will play Pat Novak, “a charismatic media mogul and a powerful force in the Robocop world.”
Robocop stars Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy/Robocop and Gary Oldman as […]
Gary Oldman has joined the cast of Jose Padilha’s Robocop. Oldman will star opposite Joel Kinnaman in the MGM remake [via Heat Vision | THR]:
Kinnaman (The Killing) plays the title character, a cop named Alex Murphy who is brought back from the brink of death and turned into a cyborg police […]
Deadline has confirmed an earlier scoop that Joel Kinnaman had been offered the title role in Jose Padilha’s Robocop remake and the actor has now accepted the part.
Peter Weller starred in the title role in the 1987 Paul Verhoeven classic. Josh Zetumer wrote the script for the […]
MGM has reportedly offered Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman (“The Killing”) the lead role in the studio’s upcoming remake of the 1987 sci-fi action movie Robocop.
As previously reported, Robocop is being directed by Jose Padilha.
Sources: @TheInSneider | Variety & Heat Vision | […]
MGM has hired Nick Schenk (“Gran Torino”) to write the screenplay to the Jose Padilha-directed action sci-fi reboot RoboCop.
According to Heat Vision | THR, the studio is hoping to begin production this summer, but thus far no one has been cast in the title […]
Twitch is reporting that MGM is interested in Chris Pine for the lead role in the studio’s upcoming reboot of Robocop. The sci-fi project will be directed by Jose Padiha, although Twitch notes that it’s not clear whether Padilha is on board with the decision to go […]
Since Darren Aronofsky’s depature as director of The Wolverine this past March, 20th Century Fox has been interviewing perspective candidates to direct the film. Now Variety is reporting that the studio has narrowed the field down to eight potential directors. They are: Jose Padilha, Doug Liman, Antoine Fuqua, Mark Romanek, Justin Lin, Gavin O’Connor, […]
Deadline is reporting that Josh Zetumer has been hired by MGM to write the studio’s planned reboot of the 1987 sci-fi hit Robocop. Jose Padilha recently boarded the project as its director. Darren Aronofsky was originally tapped to direct the project, but he left it to pursue “The Wolverine” during MGM’s funding […]
Deadline is reporting that Brazilian director Jose Padilha is in talks with MGM to direct the remake to the 1987 film Robocop.
Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan”) was originally attached to direct the project.
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