In the opening minute of this new Robocop trailer (after the intro by director Jose Padhila, that is), you'll see some of the footage that impressed me most at Comic-Con We have Samuel L Jackson as a TV news show host - in so much as these things are news, I'm not sure the US[...]
A pretty minimalist poster with a short tagline for the Robocop reboot.
A look at the new new Robocop suit.
9 out of 10 of José Padilha's ideas being forbidden by the studio?
If all Jennifer Ehle had ever done was the 90's BBC Pride and Prejudice, she'd still be a favourite around here, but the rest of her resume is studded with brilliant work, both on screen and on stage. Last year she was one of the standouts in Stephen Soderbergh's Contagion, later this year she'll make […]
I've just got off the phone with José Padhila, the director of the Elite Squad films and a man currently up to his ruffs in preparations for a remake of Robocop. Later in December I'll be sharing what José told me about the Elite Squads, including a great little lesson on the particular way that […]
Michael Fassbender is truly the man of the moment, attacking ambitious pictures of all genres, from Shame to Prometheus, X-Men: First Class to The Dangerous Method. And he's consistently good in these movies too, making smart choices and bringing more than his sheer charisma to the screen. So, really, it's no surprise at all that […]
José Padilha is the director of Elite Squad and Elite Squad 2, two Rio-set action thrillers, peopled with corrupt policemen and baring sharp, obviously political edges. How surprised should we be, then, that he's currently negotiating to take the directors seat for the Robocop reboot? Deadline are reporting that MGM are keen to get the […]