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Total Recall: Celebrating the Gritty Sci-Fi Thriller 30 Years Later
Dick short story "We Can Remember It For You Wholesale," Tristar adapted it for the screen getting Paul Verhoeven to direct with Ronald Shusett, Dan O'Bannon, Jon Povill, and Gary Goldman sharing writing duties The film came out when studios weren't as squeamish about funding R-rated action films With blockbusters significantly cheaper compared to current[...]
Ed Neumeier Offers Some 'Robocop Returns' Updates
In 2018, there was a lot of chatter about a possible Robocop revisit, that would in truth be way more of a direct sequel than anyone thought possible. Justin Rhodes (co-writer of Tim Miller's The Terminator sequel) was reportedly rewriting a script that Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner originally wrote as a direct sequel to Paul Verhoeven's 1987 Robocop film. This script reportedly picks up right[...]