News Neill Blomkamp Hired to Direct ‘RoboCop Returns’ for MGM; R-Rated Sequel to the 1987 Film! Published 9 months ago on July 12, 2018 By Nick Bond Share Tweet Deadline shared the exclusive news on Wednesday that MGM is developing a new installment of RoboCop and has set District 9 director Neill Blomkamp to helm the picture, which is titled RoboCop Returns. The studio hopes to revive a franchise that began with the Paul Verhoeven-directed satirical sci-fi action thriller that Orion released in 1987. Original writers Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner are producing and exec producing, respectively. Justin Rhodes, who co-wrote the Terminator film that Tim Miller is shooting, will rewrite the script that Neumeier and Miner wrote years ago as a planned sequel to Verhoeven’s hit, an installment that never happened. Official plot details: “Anarchy reigns and the fate of Detroit hangs in the balance as RoboCop makes his triumphant return to fight crime and corruption.” You can read everything that Blomkamp had to say about RoboCop Returns with the folks over at Deadline right here. Not only that, Blomkamp took to his official Twitter account today to answer one fans question on whether or not the new film would be R-Rated. There will be all these things — Neill Blomkamp (@NeillBlomkamp) July 11, 2018 Related Topics:MGMNeill BlomkampRoboCop Returns Up Next First Images and Plot Details for ‘Godzilla: King of the Monsters’ Don't Miss Scream Factory to Release ‘Army of Darkness’ Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-Ray Advertisement You may like New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Trailer Teases a Much Darker Version of Chucky Stephen Chiodo Talks About ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space’ Trilogy Idea Click to comment Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNZEMdODcq4 Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News1 hour ago Sony’s New ‘Masters of the Universe’ Movie Targets 2020 Release Date News1 day ago Don Shanks Talks Lost SWAT Team Massacre from ‘Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers’ News1 day ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake News2 days ago Akela Cooper Attached to Write ‘The Nun’ Sequel for New Line Cinema News2 days ago New ‘Child’s Play’ Poster Slashes Ahead of Tomorrow’s Full Trailer News4 weeks ago Metallica’s Kirk Hammett — Guest Curator for Shudder News2 weeks ago Halloween Movies Digs Deep and Finds the Long Lost “Dr. Death” Opening to ‘Halloween 5’! News4 weeks ago Rob Zombie Shares a Pissed Off Shot of Baby in ‘Three From Hell’ News2 weeks ago Jamie Lee Curtis Might Be Ready for Another ‘Halloween’ and Wants Micheal Myers to Return News4 weeks ago Blumhouse Productions is Producing ‘The Craft’ Reboot, Shooting This July! News1 day ago [Trailer] Hear Chucky Speak in Lars Klevberg’s ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Video Games3 days ago [Video] We Play and Review Indie Horror Game ‘The Padre’ from Shotgun With Glitters News4 days ago [Trailer] Memorial Documentary on Jason Voorhees Actor Steve Dash to Debut on YouTube News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Documentary Explores Alvin Schwartz’ Book Series News1 week ago [Trailer] Carl Lindbergh’s Original ‘Bunnyman’ is Getting a Grindhouse Edition Director’s Cut Advertisement Trending Horror Lists3 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News2 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News2 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News2 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News2 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News2 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!