Robocop is a really a lot a product of the late-80s. It was a narrative a few police officer who died then was introduced again to life and changed into a cyborg who was an unstoppable pressure. Though the film was a violent rated-R romp, it appealed to everyone–even kids–and the franchise noticed quite a few sequels, TV sequence, video video games, and a reboot film. Now, there’s a new TV present within the works, happening earlier than Robocop was created.
Author Ed Neumeier, who penned the unique movie, defined to Moviehole TV sequence will revolve round Omni Client Merchandise and the corporate’s vp Dick Jones. “I am 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,” defined Neumeier. “The primary time I heard it I knew it was a cool concept as a result of I may see a number of issues you could possibly do with it. It is such an attention-grabbing character.”
The present would happen in Detroit within the close to future, following the rise of this company giant–one that might finally lend its tech to the Detroit Police Division which they might use to show Alex Murphy into Robocop. The sequence would comply with Jones as he slowly turns into the sleazy villain we see within the first movie.
Nevertheless, the street to getting this concept made into an precise TV present is an extended and rocky one. “With a bit of luck, if MGM is prepared, if we will discover the companions, if we will get this pilot made, if we will persuade a bunch of people–it’s wonderful how many individuals it’s important to convince–if that every one works out perhaps we’ll get a TV present up.”
Fortunately, the Robocop prequel sequence is not an enormous longshot, as there may be one other film within the works for the franchise titled Robocop Returns. Abe Forsythe (Little Monsters) will direct the film–which was initially going to be helmed by District 9’s Neill Blomkamp. Robocop Returns might be a direct sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s traditional 1987 movie, so a prequel sequence could possibly be a streaming service companion present, very like how HBO Max’s Gotham series might be one to Matt Reeves’ The Batman.