Ughh…..Robocop sequel coming in 2010

MGM is ready to reboot its “RoboCop” franchise.

Darren Aronofsky has signed on to direct and David Self is penning a new installment about the hero whose tagline is “part man, part machine and all cop.”

“RoboCop,” which is being fast-tracked for a 2010 release, becomes the first potential tentpole to come together since Mary Parent took the reins of MGM in March. Aronofsky’s involvement has been one of the worst kept secrets, with rumors rampant in the blogosphere that “The Fountain” helmer was eyeing the project.

MGM is keeping the logline under wraps, but insiders say it will take the sci-fi vigilante classic in more of a noir direction.

More at Variety.  See the original 1987 Robocop trailer below featuring Jack Bauer’s sleazy brother and Red Foreman from “That 70’s Show.”

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One Response to “Ughh…..Robocop sequel coming in 2010”

  1. Matt Says:

    Man, that was a terrible movie.

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