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Robocop Remake In The Works? is reporting on a rumor that there may be plans for a remake of the classic science fiction series Robocop in the works. Robocop was an ultra-violent science fiction satire which promptly inspired two progressivelyworse sequels, a short lived TV series. also mention a couple of straight to cable movies who’s existance I was previously blissfully unaware of.

So considering the fact that everything bar the original Robocop movie was poor to ghastly, why are they talking a remake? Who knows. It seems that Paul Verhoeven, the director of the original movie wants nothing to do with this proposed remake.

The problem I see with Robocop is that the original was a satire and none of the sequels ever got that basic fact. They took the Robocop concept and treated it seriously. My bet would be a that a remake would make the same mistake.

Link: - Robocop Remake

Eoghann Irving is amongst other things the creator and Editor of Solar Flare. He has a life long interest in all forms of science fiction and fantasy and a pressing need to share this interest with anyone who will listen. Find out more at his personal website

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