Jose Padilha News
2:12 PM 2/13/2014 by Senh Duong
Robocop opened a couple weeks ago in Asia to take advantage of the Chinese New Year holidays and took in a solid $5.5M from three small territories. I can see why after a press screening. One of the key locations in the film is China, although I think Hollywood needs to think just a bit harder than rice paddies to represent the country.
Director José Padilha Talks ROBOCOP, Deleted Scenes, the PG-13 Rating, His Series in Development at Netflix, and More
collider.com – From director José Padilha, this re-imagining of RoboCop is set in 2028, with OmniCorp as the world’s leader in robot technology. When loving husband, father and honest cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) nearly dies, OmniCorp sees an opportunity to build a part-man, part-robot police officer that will not only stop crime and corruption in Detroit, but reap billions for their company. 3 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
joblo.com – From the PG-13 rating to the black suit and human hand, it seems like every fan of the original ROBOCOP has a reason why they're not too high on the remake. Maybe you'll feel a little bit better after reading what star Joel Kinnaman has to say. The actor opened up about ROBOCOP in an interview with IGN, and revealed some details about the film, including how he got the part. 4 weeks 5 days ago via jackiechan
6:49 PM 9/5/2013 by Jeff Giles
It's been beset by bad buzz and punted into the February wasteland on next year's release calendar -- and nobody was really asking for it to begin with -- but MGM's RoboCop remake is still clanking our way, and as proof, here's the first trailer for the Jose Padilha-directed version of the story that gave a whole new meaning to the phrase "I'd buy that for a dollar" in 1987.
latino-review.com – We haven’t heard much from the RoboCop remake coming in February 2014, at lest not since some less than positive script reviews surfaced. Now, however, we do have some new pics from the flick, which you can see right here. I’m in the camp that doesn’t really like the new suit, but I’m not going to totally condemn it until I see it in action. 1 year 10 weeks ago via theothersenhman
bleedingcool.com – The script for the new Robocop features several different looks for our lead character, aside from the not-yet-shot, pink-and-juicy human stylings of Joel Kinnaman. In a draft of the script that was doing the rounds in recent months, Robocop’s first suit is scrapped after a focus group deride it for looking like a toy from the 80s. 1 year 16 weeks ago via donnieyen