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Robocop remake is ‘hell’ for director

August 28th, 2012 by bash Comments

The director of the new Robocop movie is having a nightmare remaking the 1980s classic.

Jose Padilha supposedly revealed his “hell” to good friend Fernando Meirelles (City of God).

Speaking to Cinemacom Rapadura (via ScreenCrush), Meirelles said: “I talked to José Padilha for a week by phone. He will begin filming Robocop. He is saying that it is the worst experience. For every 10 ideas he has, 9 are cut. Whatever he wants, he has to fight… ‘This is hell here,’ he told me. ‘The film will be good, but I never suffered so much and do not want to do it again.’ He is bitter, but it’s a fighter.”

With recent criticism of the leaked script in a review by Netflix’s Drew McWheeny followed by negative reactions to the supposed new Robocop look, things are looking dire for this remake.

While we don’t want to see a bad Robocop reboot, perhaps if it is awful it’ll go a little way towards convincing studio execs. to start investing in fresh ideas and not messing with the classics!

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Hi all. I'm Bash and love anything and everything to do with Star Wars. Although I've watched hundreds of movies, read dozens of books and played numerous computer games from other genres and franchises since, nothing has come close to seeing George Lucas' epic for the very first time. I hope you all like the site and come back often.