News ‘Robocop Returns’ is Moving Forward With New Director Abe Forsythe! Published 4 months ago on November 21, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet The Hollywood Reporter got the exclusive news yesterday evening that Abe Forsythe, director of Little Monsters, will replace Neill Blomkamp as director for MGM’s Robocop Returns, the sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 classic. RELATED: EDWARD NEUMEIER’S ‘ROBOCOP’ WILL BE A DIRECT SEQUEL TO THE ORIGINAL Synopsis: “Anarchy reigns and the fate of Detroit hangs in the balance as RoboCop makes his triumphant return to fight crime and corruption.” 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. What do you think of the directing choice? Let us know down in our comments section. Meanwhile, we’ll do our best to bring you more on Robocop Returns when/if we hear something. Related Topics:Abe ForsytheMGMPaul VerhoevenRoboCop Returns Up Next Jamie Lee Curtis Continues to Praise Kyle Richards in ‘Halloween Kills’: “She Gets Down and Dirty” Don't Miss Fede Alvarez’s ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ Reboot Snags Writer Chris Thomas Devlin Advertisement You may like Abe Forsythe’s Zombie Comedy ‘Little Monsters’ Bites Onto Blu-Ray in the UK This February Stephen King‘s Horror Novel ‘Carrie’ Getting a Limited Series from FX and MGM Arrow Video Releasing Limited Edition ‘Robocop’ Blu-Ray in US and UK With Brand New Features New ‘Child’s Play’ Remake Trailer Teases a Much Darker Version of Chucky New ‘Child’s Play’ Teaser Art Reveals Chucky’s Deadly Kitchen Knife Neill Blomkamp Hired to Direct ‘RoboCop Returns’ for MGM; R-Rated Sequel to the 1987 Film! Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos Blu-Ray & DVD1 day ago Scream Factory Bringing Stephen King’s ‘Graveyard Shift’ to Blu-Ray for the First Time in the US News2 days ago ‘Ghostbusters: Afterlife’ and ‘Morbius’ Delayed Until 2021 News3 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News4 days ago Freddy Krueger Actor Robert Englund Ready For New Take on Character News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News4 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Trailer Arriving in June? Possible World Premiere at TIFF This September News6 days ago Jason Blum Says the Trailer for ‘Halloween Kills’ is Coming Soon and Looking Really Good News4 weeks ago Director Damien Leone Promises That ‘Terrifier 2’ is Going to “Blow Your Fucking Minds” News2 weeks ago Nick Castle Bravely Leaves Home to Record ADR Breathing Sounds for ‘Halloween Kills’ News3 days ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News1 week ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 weeks ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News1 month ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times News1 month ago Poster and Teaser Trailer Arrives for Director Nia DaCosta’s ‘Candyman’ Reboot Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!