News Neill Blomkamp Hired to Direct ‘RoboCop Returns’ for MGM; R-Rated Sequel to the 1987 Film! Published 5 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 Continue Reading Advertisement You may like Stephen Chiodo Talks About ‘Killer Klowns From Outer Space’ Trilogy Idea Click to comment Facebook Advertisement Dark Universe Presents https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t0T8C3JIJLA&t=22s Twitter Follow @DUHDNews Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD12 hours ago 88 Films Details Final Bonus Features and Artwork for Their (UK) 4K Blu-Ray Release of ‘Body Melt’ Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago ‘The Rage: Carrie 2’ Sets Ablaze on (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News1 day ago Grotesque ‘Rabid’ Imagery Makes the Front Cover of Rue Morgue Blu-Ray & DVD2 days ago ‘Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh’ to Get a Slasher Classics Collection (UK) Blu-Ray Via 88 Films News4 days ago Barbara Crampton “Would Love” to Return to ‘Re-Animator’ in a New Re-Imagining or TV Series News3 weeks ago Epic Behind-the-Scenes Photos from ‘Halloween’ Show Off the Mask and Gruesome Props News3 weeks ago New Line Cinema’s Third ‘Annabelle’ Film Gets an Official Synopsis News6 days ago British Horror Comedy ‘Cannibals and Carpet Fitters’ Trailer and US VOD Release News4 weeks ago New Trailer and Poster for ‘Lifechanger’ Will Drain the Life Out of You Blu-Ray & DVD4 weeks ago Soska Sisters’ ‘Rabid’ Remake is Now Up for Pre-Order on (UK) Blu-Ray 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! News2 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon Blu-Ray & DVD2 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! 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!