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JOE! TERMINATOR! RoboCop reboot! And more! Pics from the NY Licensing Show!

Published at: June 10, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. We're starting to get word in from spies on the ground at the New York licensing show. Word is it's a pretty lame year, but there are some stuff of interest... Here are the first few pics we've received from a spy named Ray, including a Hannibal Lecter that I have no idea what the hell it is for... some weird GI Joe vehicle... a tall Staypuft Marshmallow Man (presumably for the game), a Terminator Salvation poster that looks like an ad for THE SARAH CONNER CHRONICLES and cheap-ass crappy looking ROBOCOP remake teaser poster:









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  • June 10, 2008, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Ugh, why?

    by John Maddening

    Robocop was just about perfect. Why remakes?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:08 p.m. CST

    Jeez, Robocop looks lame

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    Fo sho

  • June 10, 2008, 7:09 p.m. CST

    Can't wait for Ghostbusters the Game though,

    by iamnicksaicnsn

    fo sho.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:10 p.m. CST

    robocop gonna be computer animated?

    by zom-bot.com

    cuz that ain't a real mouth. and that chrome sucks, btw.<P>the satin metal, heck even the blue tinted metal from 2 seem better than chrome for a police robot.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    So, Robocop is set in the 80s?

    by greenstyle92

    way 80s vibe.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    what's the reflection?

    by zom-bot.com

    in the chrome dome? looks like a pussy cat is looking at robo's forehead. <P> is the purpose of the GI JOE banner to show how they should look, and compare it with how they have been fucked up?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    We can rebuild him...

    by Shepard Bauer

    we have the spare mannequin lips, er I mean the technology. (Yeah i know wrong cyborg, but you get my point. YEESH.)

  • June 10, 2008, 7:13 p.m. CST

    Feels so stale

    by wilsonfisk89

    Robocop, Terminator... We've been there. Come up with some new shit Hollywood! fuck

  • June 10, 2008, 7:14 p.m. CST

    they're actually going through with the robo remake?

    by RockLobster800

    Why? You just know its going to b watered down and rainless and nothing on the hard core intense and whats more INTELLIGENT original...ugh, Hollywood, your a shadow of your former self...or a remake of a shadow.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST

    Ooooh, Really Big Drill!!!

    by wilsonfisk89

    I have never, ever seen a cheesy action plot rely on some huge evil drill before!! Go Joe, I cant wait! Drill that shit!

  • June 10, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST

    I am watching the original Robocop as we Talkback

    by SouthSide_2010

    No shit! The original fucking owns over the other films. A remake would most likely be PG-13-afied. Goddamn you movie execs! Goddamn each and every one of you if you make a remake and fuck it up!! Holla...

  • June 10, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST

    They're Fucking Remaking ROBOCOP?!

    by grungies

    How in the hell could they do that? They might as well just put CGI in the original RoboCop and pass it off as a new film.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    Wow look at all the original ideas....

    by Turd Furgeson

    Jeez!!!!!!!! Have we reached the end of creative hollywood? Where are all the original ideas at?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:16 p.m. CST

    it is an 80's fest isn't it.

    by zom-bot.com

    everything there is 80's rehash except Hannibal (why IS he there anyway?). damn that's sad. we're all grown up and they are selling our childhoods back to us. imagine how much money we'd have if we weren't buying it all up, too. wonder what they are going to peddle to the 90's generation in ten years...an Encino Man reboot? a captain planet movie?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:17 p.m. CST

    fuck no! Robocop looks utterly shit!

    by Cedar_Room

    why oh why oh why oh why oh why oh why oh why

  • June 10, 2008, 7:17 p.m. CST

    Tamer remakes of 20 yr old properties are the NEW

    by wilsonfisk89

    Pussy shit

  • June 10, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Robocop is most likely a game.

    by TallBoy66

    Based on Robocop. The remake craze has to stop somewhere, right?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:20 p.m. CST

    would they announce a robocop game

    by zom-bot.com

    2 years in advance?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:21 p.m. CST

    joeelliott

    by quantize

    oh fuck off jerkoff, theyre both good films, just because you're such a limpdick you cant differentiate between two helmets.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:22 p.m. CST

    WHY DO YOU REMAKE ROBOCOP!! FUCK!!!

    by messi

    Why fuck up a classic. Are you ever going to get a better villain than Clarance Boddiker? Bitches Leave.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:22 p.m. CST

    A giant Government Issue torture dildo?

    by MisterE

  • June 10, 2008, 7:23 p.m. CST

    "We can remake him. We have the technology."

    by JackPumpkinhead

    "More importantly, we have the greed of Donald Trump and the ethics of Adolf Hitler".

  • June 10, 2008, 7:24 p.m. CST

    more reasons JOE is really gay

    by zom-bot.com

    eveybody's wearing tight black leather, there's apparently some kind of falling out and all sorts of drama. and a large, throbbing, tunneling drill.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:25 p.m. CST

    Can you fly, Bobby?

    by Project424

    I got my first boner during that scene... Hollywood just raped all my pubescent dreams. Pity.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:25 p.m. CST

    eeew, the tip of that drill

    by zom-bot.com

    has a little bit of poop on it.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:27 p.m. CST

    Of course they are remaking Robocop

    by Thorstrongstone

    How else were they going to make it a bad-ass pg-13 movie?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:29 p.m. CST

    i bet REBOOTCOP fights domestic terrorism

    by zom-bot.com

    --not corporate greed. coporate greed is in control now more than ever because we never had an actual robocop.<P> PS I TRADEMARK the term "REBOOTCOP"<P>thank you all.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:29 p.m. CST

    Robocop remake = FAIL

    by Banshee7

    No way they can re-create the magic from that crazy cast.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:29 p.m. CST

    '80s fest, alright.

    by Gd00

    Aw, man. Can they get more lame than this? Next stop: A Blues Brothers Remake with Jack Black and Sean William Scott.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:30 p.m. CST

    MURPHY = LIGHTNING MCQUEEN

    by MEGAN FOXX MALICIOUS SENSE OF IRONY

    DO NOT BELIEVE HOLLYWOOD'S FUCKING LIES. http://tinyurl.com/4ujpqc

  • June 10, 2008, 7:30 p.m. CST

    The only cool thing in those pics...

    by ebonic_plague

    ...is the chick's face in that GI Joe poster montage, that I believe was drawn by Phil Noto. Other than that, pack all that shit into a rocket, along with the lobotomized suits who gave it the greenlight, and shoot that fucker into the sun.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:32 p.m. CST

    RoboCop stopped being R in 1993

    by Anakin Whoopass

    And don't forget the kid-friendly TV series. Or rather, do forget it. The ONLY reason to go back to this franchise is if they're determined to make it R-rated again. And if Paul Verhoeven would come back then of course it's worthwhile.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:36 p.m. CST

    I vow to give all Robocop posters, cutouts, etc. the finger

    by BrandLoyalist

  • June 10, 2008, 7:37 p.m. CST

    STOP REBOOTING!!

    by aversiontherapy2

    I know it's been said a million times but FFS create some new material.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:38 p.m. CST

    There is no possible way...

    by ebonic_plague

    ...that a remake of Robocop would improve anything on the original. The bottom of the barrel has been scraped dry and now they're not even bothering to come up with new product to market. And frankly, AICN is part of the problem by fawning over this horse shit like it's actual cool geek news. You guys won't report on Uwe Boll movies, even non-adaptation original content, but we're supposed to "ooh" and "ahh" over this year's crop of remake crap like it's worthy of serious attention? Nice standards.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Hannibal looks sad to be there.

    by MEGAN FOXX MALICIOUS SENSE OF IRONY

    "This is worse than Red Dragon"

  • June 10, 2008, 7:40 p.m. CST

    the only respectable thing there

    by zom-bot.com

    is the ghostbusters booth. because it's a game, and most of the guys are involved, and they knew their limits to not make a new movie, AND it's a story they've been working on forever. Akroyd gotta eat.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:41 p.m. CST

    motherfuck a Robocop remake

    by wash

    You just know Ratner or some shit is going to end up with it.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:42 p.m. CST

    there are about 3 or 4 directors

    by zom-bot.com

    right now that are getting every blockbuster, rebooting, scraping and raping the barrel, and all only started out by making music videos. flashy pictures with little or ambiguous story. makes ya think, don't it.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:44 p.m. CST

    The Robocop reboot no one asked for...

    by hallowscorp

    Somehow I imagine pointed irony drowned out by the sound of ever increasing explosions with The Ratt or W.S. Anderson at the helm. My expectations are incredibly low.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Why so diplomatic Quint?

    by MEGAN FOXX MALICIOUS SENSE OF IRONY

    "some stuff of interest"? Vent your news moderating spleen! Robocop is FUCKING SMILING - look beyond the poster to see what abomination is being planned!

  • June 10, 2008, 7:52 p.m. CST

    DEAD OR ALIVE YOU'RE COMING WITH ME

    by Joelseph01

    better Robocop music : Poledouris' "Rock Shop" or Rosenman's "Overture"?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:53 p.m. CST

    "Word is it's a pretty lame year"

    by zom-bot.com

    word? word? yeah word is it's a lame year, you're an entertainment journalist! there are about a thousand pictures that tell a thousand words each that all say the same thing. the 80's have been dug from the grave and corpsefucked for our Incometainment.<P> all i have to do is check in at AICN or SHH or comics2film to see what a horrid promotional year it's gonna be.<P>sorry i'm just a little saucy tonight.<P>also, don't just end that bit with "thoughts?" tell us your own too man! :)

  • June 10, 2008, 7:55 p.m. CST

    Channing Tatum looks like Michael Myers...

    by Bobo_Vision

    ...in that light on the Joe poster. And whats the Ghostbuster stuff? Is that the upcoming videogame?

  • June 10, 2008, 7:57 p.m. CST

    oh and uh

    by zom-bot.com

    what's eveyone's thoughts on a live action/animated (ala alvin and the chipmunks) SMURFS movie.<P>i mean,I don't even care but who is this geared to? kids don't even know what smurfs are anymore. oh nevermind it's easier to just dust off an old idea and resell it to the oblivious kids in a new form (angering any remaining 'purists' of the original format)- than it is to think of something current, meaningful and original.

  • June 10, 2008, 7:58 p.m. CST

    My favorite part

    by kafka07

    is the dumpy old guy sitting behind Hannibal. Give that guy his own friggin movie!

  • June 10, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Why Tease Robo if not even in production yet??

    by wilsonfisk89

    As in, this may not even be what Robocop will look like, right? Sort of insulting to fans, but then, so is the whole concept of a remake. Oh 80s/90's nostalgia, I cant stand thee.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:02 p.m. CST

    dumpy guy behind hannibal

    by zom-bot.com

    for a second i thought it was Brian Cox, who played hannibal in Manhunter, desperately getting booth work at an Anthony Hopkin's continuity gig... ha ha

  • June 10, 2008, 8:03 p.m. CST

    How to make money from Robocop:

    by MisterE

    The best and most inexpensive way to make money off of Robocop would be to re-release the first film in theatres. I won't bitch if they want to enhance the ED-209 stop motion with a little CGI.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:04 p.m. CST

    Why does Robocop look like shinny and bright?

    by Violator90

    PLEASE don't tell me Robo is gay! Not that there's anything wrong with that but. . . Robocop? Robocop was built for urban combat and not for catwalk for modeling. G.I. JOE is dead. The "characters" are just so far from the originals and that thing, assuming its in the movie and not just a fucking toy look aweful. I'm not even gonna try to make my post funny. Its just so sad to see so many beloved and potential properties going down the toilet.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:06 p.m. CST

    terminator skin

    by zom-bot.com

    good point. made me think of something. the terminators can wear flesh and skin because i imagine it's labgrown and somewhat engineered (can't be synthetic because it has to be organic to cover the endoskeleton for time travel, as well as better hiding amongst humans)<P> so, uh, by what miracle to they stretch john connor's meat over an endoskeleton and have it take? we can't even get flesh to not reject...flesh, most of the time. just what circulates blood in a terminator anyway.<P>man the more i think about these mythos the more they fall apart. i should stop.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:07 p.m. CST

    LEAVE ROBOCOP THE FUCK ALONE!

    by WolfmanNards

    Robocop is my god. And it is in my religion that any physical depiction of my god other than that which has previously been established must be destroyed along with those who are responsible for such sacrilege.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Clarence Boddicker, Jr.

    by Aquatarkusman

    Played by Matthew Lillard! The mayor is Eddie Griffin! Christopher Walken as the Old Man: "Gentlemen... (five second pause)... BEHAVE!"

  • June 10, 2008, 8:22 p.m. CST

    I agree that the Robocop poster looks like shoddy shit.

    by a goonie

    Damn that is one ugly poster. It looks like really REALLY bad fan art. Some fan art is pretty damn good and the idea that this poster is an official thing released by the studio is kind of sickening. Plus, I must admit that while all of the many recently announced remakes are unnecessary, few of them piss me off as much as this Robocop one. I, like most hardcore movie geeks, am not crazy about remaking everything under the sun, but it usually doesn't really get under my skin. I know I'll always have the original and a bad remake will simply remind me how awesome the original is and stuff like that. But the idea of remaking Robocop just blows. The original is so unique, so ballsy, so asskicking, that the very notion of remaking it makes me want to go all ED-209 and start killing people. Well, maybe not that bad, but either way, I hate this idea.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:23 p.m. CST

    ROBOCOP: TO PROTECT AND SERVE WITH A SMILE

    by MEGAN FOXX MALICIOUS SENSE OF IRONY

    * COMING 2010 *

  • June 10, 2008, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Samuel Jackson

    by Series7

    Will be Robocop.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:26 p.m. CST

    LOL @ HANNIBAL LECTER.

    by alice 13

    poor guy. somebody feed him someone.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:34 p.m. CST

    Would love to get my picture in front...

    by mrfan

    of the StayPuft Marshmallow Man. That would be cool.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:34 p.m. CST

    Robocop remake my ass

    by warphoenix

  • June 10, 2008, 8:35 p.m. CST

    original ideas are too risky.

    by zom-bot.com

    nobody's gonna give money to produce something no one's ever heard of. that's the lo-budget stuff of debut directors and art films. if you want to get joe and jane dumb ass, prescription drugged america in the theater seat, you gotta dig out what you sold 'em as kids (it's about all they remember clearly) and then blowed it up real good onscreen using the same actors from a similar movie they saw last weekend.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:39 p.m. CST

    remakes are awesome. suck it up whiners.

    by happybunni

    if you don't like remakes, then don't see them. honestly, if all the remakes suddenly failed at the box office then they'd stop doing them. so you shouldn't go to any remakes of your previously beloved shows. let the rest of us enjoy the experience again and again and again. you can stick to watching all the other non-remake crap, thanks.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:41 p.m. CST

    rebootcop is to robocop

    by zom-bot.com

    like testicular cancer is to 'ballsy'.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:45 p.m. CST

    Writer Strike strikes again

    by Dazzler69

    Probably why 2009 is going to be a bad year for movies.

  • June 10, 2008, 8:56 p.m. CST

    Robocop remake = fucking waste of money

    by Judge Briggs

    Who the fuck runs these studios? Jesus tap dancing Christ!

  • June 10, 2008, 9:01 p.m. CST

    Here's the deal...

    by Joelseph01

    I, too, agree that a Robocop remake seems like a misstep, even in today's highly remakeable market. I mean, if anything, doesn't the trend reveal that people just aren't that interested in remakes. Most Carpenter remakes (aside from Halloween) tanked. But the thing about Robocop is that it's already been tainted, by lesser sequels 2 and 3 (despite the fact that I wholeheartedly enjoy 2, despite the fact that there is something missing there; 3 is just a clusterfuck). So unlike, say, the 3 Star Wars prequels, we're not dealing with something not already damaged.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:03 p.m. CST

    Paul V. said he'd love to direct another Robocop movie...

    by Jackie Boy

    ...only if he would be allowed to call it ROBOCOP 2. So naturally they went with a fucking remake. A PG 13, MTV, start of the week, motherfucking chrome remake.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:04 p.m. CST

    joeelliott...

    by a goonie

    ...your "punch to the cock" line should be printed on every Robocop thing ever made. That is fucking hilarious.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:04 p.m. CST

    Why the magic of the early 80's is gone....

    by Traveler 27

    Blockbusters were relatively new, the concept of them. We were still coming out of the Grindhouse era, where sci fi and horror movies were in the same bin at the video store, and they were always violent or heavy in some way. The original terminator is, essentially, a B-movie that made it big. Those were the days when Freddy killed Jack Sparrow and spat him out as !00 tons of gravity defying blood...The ideas and vibe are what's missing; that's why these remakes fail. I mean, for fuck's sake, the original Robocop was rated X, and they had to scale back the violence to get the R. For my money, the Grindhouse dbl feature at least went back to the spirit of these movies and tried to match the audacity of those old movies...(pieces, anyone?) I mean, what do I know, anyway. My favorite movie of all time is "the Stuff". I know it's bad...no one likes this flick but me...but, MAN, it's pretty fuckin' WEIRD...and even stars Danny Aiello, Paul Sorvino, and Garrett Morris. Remake THAT movie! There are lots of supercool books out there and ideas ripe for movie making, but it's gonna take a director with balls to take the leap of faith. I'm guessing that Battle Angel Alita by James Cameron will lead the pull for the genre back to the darker nature from whence it came; Forbidden Planet is the granddaddy of all that is right with sci-fi - which plays remarkably well on the big screen... Rockatheramin. I'm out.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:10 p.m. CST

    You want to know how much...

    by DocPazuzu

    ...RebootCop is going to suck? Look at the poster for the biggest clue as to how they're going to fuck this up. <p> Remember how great it was when RoboCop, after a movie full of his struggle to regain his humanity, smiles ever so slightly in the very last scene when he says his name is Murphy? That little smile is the capper of an amazingly cool, involving, gripping and thrilling movie. <p> RebootCop, however, puts that smile in the actual TEASER POSTER for the movie! Now how fucking crass, shallow and soulless is that? <p> I've just spent some time praising the Transporter flicks for their gleeful stupidity, so I'm no stranger to loving crap, but the very idea, marketing and probable execution of RebootCop makes me feel almost physically ill. <p> Fuck EVERYONE involved with this project.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:34 p.m. CST

    How can you do a PG Robocop? Why would you? Zero Box Office

    by Stormwatcher

    I can't see this doing anything but Rollerballing into failure.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:39 p.m. CST

    why does that robocop look so gay?

    by INWOsuxRED

    I know the movie will suck, but you should at least make a poster that looks good before you dissapoint the world.

  • June 10, 2008, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Is that the Cobra Buzz Boar?

    by xavier masterson

    Does that mean we can expect to see the Cobra Pogo Ballistic Battle Ball as well?

  • June 10, 2008, 10:01 p.m. CST

    the level of homophobia on this site

    by kungfuhustler84

    is really quite ridiculous, and frankly really stupid.

  • June 10, 2008, 10:12 p.m. CST

    FUCKING SHIT!

    by RKO2285

    Y the fuck are they remaking Robocop! the only thing that could be improved are the effects... geez aint it shitty news... fucking horrible...

  • June 10, 2008, 10:33 p.m. CST

    ____ CAST AS ROBOCOP!!!

    by UMAGA

    COREY FELDMAN!!! "Dead or alive dude, you're comin with me!"

  • June 10, 2008, 10:53 p.m. CST

    WILL THEY GIVE HIM ARMOR FOR HIS JAW THIS TIME?

    by BringingSexyBack

    Kinda silly they left that exposed.

  • June 10, 2008, 11 p.m. CST

    Robocop chin strap????

    by Skraggo

    What the hell is going on with the Robocop helmet??? Is it being held on by a fucking CHIN STRAP????? No, no, no.... That thing is supposed to be SCREWED onto his head!

  • June 10, 2008, 11:07 p.m. CST

    first

    by chipps

    I suggest they remake showgirls instead. Yeah. That movie was sweet.

  • June 10, 2008, 11:31 p.m. CST

    Robocop remake?!

    by The-Duke-of-New-York

    In the eternal words of Colonel (Muhfuckin') Stinkmeaner, that's some ol' bullshit.

  • June 10, 2008, 11:35 p.m. CST

    Fuck you Sommers, fuck you di Bonaventura

    by Oski

    Are my eyes playing tricks on me, or is that one of those transport modules they had in Ninja Turtles. Bebop and Rocksteady would drive those drill things from the Technodrome to the surface. God, that movie is going to suck.

  • June 10, 2008, 11:46 p.m. CST

    the Joe pic screams toy merchandising gimmick

    by BatPsycho

    what a shame

  • June 11, 2008, 12:04 a.m. CST

    Re-Boot COP

    by Nuking the Fridge

    It had to happen....

  • June 11, 2008, 12:06 a.m. CST

    Because you demand it....Robocop PG-13

    by Nuking the Fridge

    Coming soon....

  • June 11, 2008, 12:09 a.m. CST

    My thought is...

    by Tourist

    ...That the makers of Robocop are going for that elusive "Commodore 64 video game package look-alike fans" market that holds all the big bucks nowdays.

  • June 11, 2008, 12:21 a.m. CST

    Actually, the time is right for a Robocop remake..

    by Tourist

    ...Politically speaking. But they will either "War Inc" it or pull its teeth out and balls off and make a movie about a cop in a tin suit.

  • June 11, 2008, 12:23 a.m. CST

    You unoriginal douchebags... Robocop???

    by Anti-fanboy

    Just fuck you, and your recycled movies, you useless cunts.

  • June 11, 2008, 12:33 a.m. CST

    Max Headroom is.......ROBOCOP!

    by otm shank

    Wuh...Wuh..Wow! That looks like SH....SH....SHIT!

  • June 11, 2008, 12:37 a.m. CST

    Remakes are market driven...

    by Darth_Inedible

    As has been said the '80s were the blockbuster's heyday because the game was already up. The studios at that point were fighting a rapidly broadening media environment(VCRs, cable, video games) by producing bigger and bigger must-see spectacles. You can't blame them for not producing more '70s-style dramas in the '80s because those films wouldn't have made money, just as you can't blame them for making remade shit today. If you want originality watch HBO or read a book, and resist the urge to pirate the next interesting movie that Hollywood manages to produce.

  • June 11, 2008, 12:40 a.m. CST

    Great! Twenty Years From Now We Will Have..

    by fedrich519

    Remakes of remakes. Cuz they will have nothing original to remake. Fuck.

  • June 11, 2008, 1:13 a.m. CST

    GODDAMMITTT LEAVE ROBOCOP ALONE!!!!!!

    by Seth Brundle

    you fucked Aliens, Predator, and Terminator...of course Robocop would come next, godfuckindammitttttt he looks stupid as shiiiitt whats Next remake Karate Kid? the A-Team? as long as you dont touch THE FLY....oh wait they were ramking that one too ><

  • June 11, 2008, 1:30 a.m. CST

    Robocop. My quick thoughts.

    by Roketopunch

    It wasn't just a sci-fi film but a social-satire-commentary that was a display of a frightful future that didn't take itself seriously. Watch it again! It's not just an action flick read deeper.

  • June 11, 2008, 1:34 a.m. CST

    JESUS FUCKING CHRIST! LEAVE ROBOCOP ALONE!!!

    by Motoko Kusanagi

    My gawd, I can't believe how fucking cheesy that teaser poster looks. It looks like a low-budget DTV production! <p>Plus I thought that they fucked the Robocop franchise enough with those sequels, especially part three...

  • June 11, 2008, 2:26 a.m. CST

    What is the point of remaking Robocop?

    by KINOBICK

    Robocop was the first 18 rated film I saw when I was a kid, my dad showed part of it to me with the sound down and it was amazing. Aliens, Predator, Terminator and Robocop became mine and i'm pretty sure every other young boys favourite films, and now they are all being ass raped. Brett Ratner will probably remake it but for kids.

  • June 11, 2008, 2:28 a.m. CST

    I can't wait till they remake the Matrix.

    by KINOBICK

  • June 11, 2008, 2:56 a.m. CST

    Doomsday!

    by kwisatzhaderach

    Can't believe they're remaking Robocop!!!

  • June 11, 2008, 2:57 a.m. CST

    I can't believe they are remaking Robocop

    by the_scream

    That is the absolute dumbest thing ever. Not to mention, the Robocop in the poster looks almost the same. What next ED-209? This it the first time I have wanted a film to blow.

  • June 11, 2008, 3:51 a.m. CST

    NOOOOOOOO MOREE

    by barnaby jones

    LEAVE ROBOCOP ALONE !! WE'VE ALREADY GIVEN OUR MONEY TO A KIDDIE FRIENDLY ROBOCOP REMAKE, IT WAS CALLED IRON MAN. NOW FUCK OFF !

  • June 11, 2008, 4:07 a.m. CST

    Mutha fuck a Robocop remake, where's Deathlok?!?

    by Stalkeye

    For those in the know, Robocop was inspired by both Judge Dredd and especially Deathlok (not the dumbed down 80's comic, but the classic Rich Buckler series instead.) RC was good back in the day but there's no need for a remake (well, unless you count the 3rd movie.)DL was more badass anyway and now that Marvel studios are on their way, why not produce a deathlok movie? if so they gotta play the Megadeth song: psychotron during the credits.(yes, the song is about deathlok.)Make it mutha fucking so!!

  • June 11, 2008, 4:52 a.m. CST

    Next remake...Batman

    by the_scream

    Yeah, you all know what will happen. Warner Bros won't get their act together, Nolan will make another film. They'll hire a hack director to shoot the third Batman. Fans will hate it except for a bunch of traitors for who it will be "entertaining enough". Cue Batman to be put on the shelf for another five years. Then another director comes along to start all over again. Sound implausible? Fans are now calling for both X-Men and Spiderman to be rebooted even though we got at least 2 great comic book films. All of a sudden it's like X2 and Spidey 2 were never made and were a huge success. People want reboots. Eventually the studios will listen and we'll be back here praising the new film until they blow the franchise all over again. Cynical?

  • June 11, 2008, 4:54 a.m. CST

    Next remake...Robocop remake remake

    by the_scream

    In another 20 years. If this site's still around, we'll see if I'm right.

  • June 11, 2008, 4:58 a.m. CST

    Robocop rules

    by Mr Gorilla

    I have to echo what everyone else is saying: the original Robocop was a wonderful film by any standards: completely entertaining, and packed with ideas that felt very modern at the time - and therefore still feel fresh. Brilliant film. Paul Verhoeven really kicked Hollywood in the balls for a few years.

  • June 11, 2008, 5:31 a.m. CST

    When is the remake of "Iron Man" coming?

    by JackPumpkinhead

    Ohmigosh, the movie is, like, a month old. It's, like, so totally old! Someone totally needs to remake it or something. Let's go on Myspace to totally talk about it and stuff!

  • June 11, 2008, 5:42 a.m. CST

    AMERICA'S FUNNIEST VIDEOS: THE MOVIE

    by BringingSexyBack

    That's been waiting to happen for decades now, and you remake Robocop instead?!?! Assholes.

  • June 11, 2008, 6:29 a.m. CST

    And they can improve on Robocop how exactly?

    by HarryBlackPotter

    this film was made in 1987 so it's hardly an "old" or forgotten movie. This movie needs remaking like Barrack Obama needs the backing of Hilary Clinton. Just don't even go there.

  • June 11, 2008, 6:39 a.m. CST

    Hannibal the Crazy Cannibal...cartoon on Nickleodeon

    by HarryBlackPotter

    Yeah. Clancy Brown is doing the voice as Hannibal. That darn crazy cannibal keeps trying to lead a normal life like working in a burger bar or carwash but keeps earting the customers (with hilarious consequences!). Next up The Texas Chainsaw Laugh in Massacre!

  • June 11, 2008, 6:44 a.m. CST

    dear god WHY

    by Smoke Monster Loves Kate

    NOT ROBOCOP. MY CHILDHOOD'S ALREADY BEEN RAPED BY THE MERE SUGGESTION.

  • June 11, 2008, 6:48 a.m. CST

    and FUCK YOU GUYS.

    by Smoke Monster Loves Kate

    ROBOCOP 2 KICKED ASS.

  • June 11, 2008, 7:22 a.m. CST

    T4 Poster

    by chuffsterUK

    Looks nothing like a poster for the dull Sarah Connor Chronicles-looks just like it is-a cool teaser for a new Terminator film!

  • June 11, 2008, 7:28 a.m. CST

    Robocop 2 did kick ass...

    by tomdolan04

    probably the sharpest and concise satire plot point in a movie ever: - Robocop gets trashed. Modern corporate types agree to rebuild him though only by a committee of talentless and do-goody saps. He gets put back on-line with hundreds of prime directives, all missing the point of his original purpose, with the aim of pleasing everyone and all parties. <p> He promptly fails at everything he does and goes nuts. Whenever a film studio agrees to reboot a franchise I think of the meeting room scene in Robocop 2.

  • June 11, 2008, 8:10 a.m. CST

    Damn You Michael Bay

    by MCMLXXVI

    Damn You Michael Bay

  • June 11, 2008, 8:19 a.m. CST

    PG Robocop

    by tomdolan04

    "Excuse me bitches, would you please leave the premises whilst I have a chat with this naughty boy"?

  • June 11, 2008, 8:26 a.m. CST

    Why is anyone surprised that Robocop is coming back?

    by amrisharmpit

    Please, tell me why you were surprised. Practically everything from '80s and early '90s pop culture is getting made or remade for movies and TV shows. Since when does Hollywood try anything new?

  • June 11, 2008, 8:45 a.m. CST

    if you're going to touch Robocop at all

    by ciroslive

    Why not make a third sequel which takes place however many years after 3? Make it like Indy IV with an aging Murphy dealing with the advanced technology of the times. Also you can have him being replaced by a successful 'Robocop 2.0' and have him face his mortality as a machine...

  • June 11, 2008, 8:48 a.m. CST

    Make it like Indy IV

    by tomdolan04

    Cue NUKE TEH FRIDGE gags in 3...2...1...

  • June 11, 2008, 9:05 a.m. CST

    Why remakes don't work

    by performingmonkey

    Robocop is not good simply because it's Robocop, it's all down to Verhoeven. Same goes for Terminator and Cameron. You can't just slap a franchise title on something and expect it to be good. Like if they did a Ghostbusters reboot, the whole point of that movie was Ackroyd, Murray and Ramis together.

  • June 11, 2008, 9:13 a.m. CST

    Hollywood...you have five seconds to comply!

    by I AM ROCKO

    Oh my god, did I miss something. They are remaking Robocop!? Or is it some reboot/retconned sequel? What?! Why!? Damm you Hollywood, you have five seconds to comply, stop remaking classic movies (whether 20, 30, or 50 years old!) and- well write new stories!? Don't get me wrong, I still love movies, but these days quality seems to be shaky and lots of comic book movies, and remakes. But then again, one comes across a film like Children of Men, gives one hope!!!! Anway- don't do this Robocop thing!

  • June 11, 2008, 9:14 a.m. CST

    There already was a RoBroCop.

    by JackPumpkinhead

    What, haven't you seen the excellent "Robocop: Prime Directives"? That wonderful series in which Robocop's son is an OCP executive and Robocop has a black partner who gets turned into a black Robocop, after which the pair fight a Halloween-costumed guy and a computer network?

  • June 11, 2008, 9:37 a.m. CST

    Politics of Robocop

    by Sgt.Steiner

    "Robocop" was actually a prescient satire, and it and "War, Inc." have more in common than one would think. "War Inc." suggests a further privatization of the military, sort of a Haliburton-Blackwater no-bid plus one. "Robocop", clever vision that it was, suggested the movement toward privatization that characterized the Reagan era(and that would later characterize the Bush years)would result in even corporate-run law enforcement. Is the law enforcement provided by the "security farms" in Iraq, for example, that far of a cry from OCP? In any case, without the bite of Verhoeven's singular vision, and more importanltly, without the bad motherfucking force that is Clarence Boddicker, the remake is as dead as that dude that got covered by chemical waste. Can you fly, remake?

  • June 11, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST

    IronMan vs IronMonger was a carbon copy of Robocop vs Cain

    by Seth Brundle

    When i saw IM i was like WTF, the final battle is a serious Robocop 2 ripoff, complete with IM climbing on top of Monger and pulling off cables and stuff behind his neck

  • June 11, 2008, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Robo

    by XOMuffintop

    I know it is only one poster but this is already utter shit.

  • June 11, 2008, 10:04 a.m. CST

    When they remake MIDNIGHT RUN

    by Mr Gorilla

    ...then I'll be leaving America.

  • June 11, 2008, 10:14 a.m. CST

    there already was a Robocop 2.0

    by Bouncy X

    thats what the 2nd movie was about, i mean he was even called Robocop 2.

  • June 11, 2008, 10:32 a.m. CST

    God Save Robocop

    by Pop_aristocrat

    Literally JUST picked up the anniversary DVD of this, and watched each cut once this week. Fantastic movie, still. Unless this movie has some amazing insight and jokes about the nature of recycled ideas and reboots, its unnecessary. The movie could be self aware that it is a superfluous remake. Somehow, I don't think they're going to be that clever about it.

  • June 11, 2008, 10:38 a.m. CST

    When will there be a Stop...or my mom will shoot remake?

    by XxSoulFlyxX

    I'm waiting...

  • June 11, 2008, 10:45 a.m. CST

    I'm Gonna Git You Sucka

    by tomdolan04

    remake to hit 2010, $200 million budget and all white cast

  • June 11, 2008, 11:08 a.m. CST

    I have hit remake burnout

    by abovo

  • June 11, 2008, 12:07 p.m. CST

    Like I've said

    by bobjustbob

    Hollywood has Jumped the Shark in an Atomic Fridge.<p><p>I'm surprised that no one has mentioned gophers yet. And will Monkey Boy be the new Robocop?

  • June 11, 2008, 12:47 p.m. CST

    GAY ROBOCOP

    by g-ride9000

    DEAD OR ALIVE YOUR GETTING FUCKED IN THE ASS.<P><P>I'D CORNHOLE THAT FOR A DOLLAR.<P><P>I HATE COCKS, AND COCKS HATE ME.

  • June 11, 2008, 12:48 p.m. CST

    Why is there a gun in the boardroom?

    by g-ride9000

    and why do the ladies and gents share a locker room....that's kinda sexualized

  • June 11, 2008, 1:16 p.m. CST

    MAX PEPSI: THE MOVIE

    by bobjustbob

    The world's first superhero powered soley by a tasty diet cola.

  • June 11, 2008, 1:16 p.m. CST

    what's the point of remaking Robocop???

    by Ray Gamma

    you stupid fucking fuckwits

  • June 11, 2008, 1:25 p.m. CST

    Detroit ALWAYS gets a bum rap

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    I swear, living across the border in Canada, I do feel some 313 pride. Robocop, Beverly Hills Cop, and countless other movies just kill the image of Detroit.

  • June 11, 2008, 1:27 p.m. CST

    I wouldn't mind Ghostbusters III

    by Abominable Snowcone

    but I doubt anyone could do a movie version any justice. None of the dudes really look like they used to, especially Ramis. And the humor that made Ghostbusters fun to begin with was humor typical of younger 20-30s guys, and bachelor guys at that. <p> Fuck a Robocop remake. Doesn't need one. As for the reflection in the helmet, it looks like the Robo2 reflection of Cane (see Robocop 2 poster) with the arm raised up.

  • June 11, 2008, 1:27 p.m. CST

    3 to 1 Odds that we get a PG-13 Robocop

    by DarfurOnTheRocks

    ..Why Me....Why Me....Why Me...

  • June 11, 2008, 2 p.m. CST

    Robocop Collector's Edition DVD $10.99 at Amazon...

    by MisterE

    Amazon.com has the Robocop 20th Anniversary Collector's Edition DVD on sale for $10.99 plus shipping (shipping is free on $25+ order). This is the two-disc set that is packaged in a cool silk-screened metal clamshell instead of a standard plastic clamshell. Disc One includes the theatrical cut of Robocop and a bunch of cool extras, and Disc Two includes the extended, extra bloody and violent cut of the film (and a bunch of cool extras).<p> I've owned this for several months, and it is an awesome presentation of the film!

  • June 11, 2008, 4:34 p.m. CST

    The ROBOCOP one looks like..

    by Aethyrr

    ..the ad for an 80s toy!

  • June 11, 2008, 11:19 p.m. CST

    You People Are Fucking Cynically Retarded

    by That 70s Venom

    How does a remake "ruin" the original movie? Even if this new RoboCop sucks (which I doubt it will) it doesn't mean that the original RoboCop is any less great than it already is. You people are fucking stupid whiny pieces of shit. Grow the fuck up and move out of your mothers' basements.

  • June 12, 2008, 11:25 a.m. CST

    "Somewhere there is a crime happening."

    by Sit and Watch

    I just want to be one more voice on this talkback to say, I love the original RoboCop film, I stand up in its defense whenever someone puts it down or sells it short, and I really don't want a remake ESPECIALLY A LAME ONE! And this poster has me thinking it will be very lame. To all these Hollywood hacks involved- Your move creep.

  • June 12, 2008, 2:23 p.m. CST

    Dead Or Alive You're Coming With Me

    by pr1c3y

    Who will they get to play robocop? that dude from Rescue Me again

  • June 12, 2008, 4:41 p.m. CST

    Robocop Remake

    by citadelofsages

    IF ALL YOU MOVIE BUFFS WERE SMART, YOU WOULD ASSEMBLE AND BOYCOTT THESE STUPID FUCKED UP REMAKES.

  • June 12, 2008, 4:45 p.m. CST

    I SAY WE START BOYCOTTING HOLLYWOOD REMAKES!!

    by citadelofsages

    If anyone is interested, I'm proposing we make a statment with an all around Remake boycott system, if you know how to start a website email me: nemostheripper@yahoo.com

  • June 13, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    Iron Man does hard A2M on this Robocop

    by Lucifer Haywood

    You know he does

  • July 4, 2008, 6:14 p.m. CST

    yeah this talkback is old as fucking saggy balls

    by BurgerKing

    but I just have to say that Robocop fucking sucks. Yeah, it's intelligent and clever, but the execution is fucking shit, same as Starship Troopers. The script is too subtle to be effective, so if fucking scholars and DVD commentaries didn't confirm the social and political undertones, you'd never know they were intentional. You'd just constantly wonder if they were trying to be smart or were just making a really fucking stupid movie. I originally thought the latter. <p> Therefore, Robocop sucks. Oh and I do agree that a remake would suck even more. Probably.

  • April 20, 2010, 2:04 p.m. CST

    FUCK YOU SPAMMER

    by orcus