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    RoboCop Remake on its way

    RoboCop Remake Now Also Stars Samuel Jackson

    In addition to Gary Oldman and Joel Kinnaman, the RoboCop remake is now going to star Samuel L. Jackson. This guy is destined to make his mark on every franchise out there, it seems.

    According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jackson will play a powerful television mogul named Pat Novak. Apparently, he's a heavy-hitter in the world of RoboCop. Kinnaman, as you know, is Alex Murphy/RoboCop and Oldman is his creator.

    Jose Padilha is directing.

    Shooting begins this fall; RoboCop is due in theaters August 9, 2013
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    Even at that, I just don't see this being anything like the original series. No doubt they'll change the base look of Robocop, too, even though his appearance is pretty iconic.
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    IMO Samuel L. Jackson used to be cool...

    Now...lol...not so much.

    Why do they have to ruin all good things in the 80's...
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    UGH! Just make a game, and dont remake the film. The original robocop game is still hillarious, you basically go around punching dogs. lol
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    They've managed to amass a great cast so far.

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    Oh, this is cool. I just finished watching RoboCop: Prime Directives (the 4 movie mini-series) and I picked up the RoboCop TV series. I enjoy RoboCop. I hope (at the bare minimum), this movie gets all 3 RoboCop movies released on Blu-Ray with all the DVD special features ported over. I'm not going to buy them again with no special features.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lord Anubis View Post
    UGH! Just make a game, and dont remake the film. The original robocop game is still hillarious, you basically go around punching dogs. lol
    Was that the game for NES system? I kinda remember playing it
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    I will give it a try if the previews look interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stratos*Major View Post
    Why do they have to ruin all good things in the 80's...
    For money, plain and simple. I'm of the firm belief that every single movie that has ever been made will be remade, if it hasn't already.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheFallen View Post
    As long as the script features the line "I'll buy that for a dollar" I will be happy
    Right?

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    Hugh Laurie Is In Negotiations To Serve As The Villain In The Remake Of RoboCop

    Another big name is about to join the ranks in the upcoming remake of RoboCop which is slated to return to the big screen in 2013. Read on for all the details.

    THR is reporting that Hugh Laurie (House) is in negotiations to play the villain in MGM and Sony’s remake of the classic 1987 sci-fi action movie RoboCop. If cast Laurie will play the evil and ultra-rich CEO of Omnicorp, the company that makes the titular character.


    This is awesome news he will be a great bad guy liked him a lot on the show House he was so sarcastic
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    I am not only Huge Fan for He-Man. I like lots of Terminator & RoboCop. There is really good website for RoboCop: RoboCop Archive - www.robocoparchive.com

    And this RoboCop "remake" is not really gonna be remake since it focus making RoboCop.

    Also Hugh Laurie's character in film. Seems liked he may be mix of "The Old Man" and "Richard Jones" characters in original film.
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    My wife and I saw it yesterday and LOVED it. Excellent reboot IMO.
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    Ditto what others have said. Sure, it's not the original, but I absolutely LOVED this movie. Really fun, and really pretty well done overall I though. Liked how he seems to have gone back to the classic look. I would put this up with Dredd as a great reboot of a "meh" franchise (say what you will, Robocop went downhill after the first movie).

    Definitely grabbing this one when it comes out on blu-ray.
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    I think I'll watch a movie that is, you know, more original.

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    I just got back from seeing it and my initial thought is that it was pretty good.

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    Well, after seeing it, I'm completely disappointed and in many ways I have to agree with Movie Bob here. Guess what, there's spoilers in the video LOL

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