Company slime-ball Dick Jones to be the main target of a Robocop prequel sequence

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Lastly! A Robocop story with out that troublesome Robocop; it is what we have all been ready for. Though the concept of a Robocop story with out its title character could appear slightly unusual, that is exactly what ROBOCOP co-writer Ed Neumeier is within the midst of growing. Whereas talking with MovieHole, Neumeier revealed that he is engaged on a TV sequence concerning the rise of Omni Client Merchandise centered round everybody’s favorite company slime-ball, Dick Jones.

I’m working at MGM on it. It has all of the cool stuff about RoboCop besides no RoboCop. I’m working with these two writers, Dave Parkin and Rob Gibbs, who purchased this concept to a TV producer buddy of mine, who then introduced it to me. The primary time I heard it I knew it was a cool concept as a result of I might see a variety of issues you would do with it. It’s such an attention-grabbing character.

Dick Jones was memorably performed by the good Ronny Cox within the authentic ROBOCOP movie, and Ed Neumeier stated that attending to comply with a youthful model of the character can be attention-grabbing as a result of “no person essentially begins out being the unhealthy man.” Kind of a sci-fi spin on Breaking Unhealthy. “So it’s going to be concerning the evolution of Richard Jones to Dick Jones, the story of OCP and the way the world strikes into the long run, how the company world behaves,” defined Neumeier. The entire undertaking remains to be a methods off as Neumeier stated that they nonetheless should persuade MGM to allow them to make a pilot. What do you people suppose, are you down for a Robocop-less Robocop sequence?

We might have extra ROBOCOP in our future as Abe Forsythe, who helmed Lupita Nyong’o‘s zombie comedy LITTLE MONSTERS, has been tapped by MGM to direct ROBOCOP RETURNS, a brand new movie that’s being developed as a direct sequel to the unique Paul Verhoeven movie. The undertaking was as soon as within the palms of Neill Blomkamp (DISTRICT 9), however he dropped out final 12 months resulting from scheduling conflicts. “I’m capturing new horror/thriller and MGM can’t wait/ have to shoot Robocop now,” Blomkamp stated on Twitter. “Excited to observe it in theaters with different followers.

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