Robocop remake, Amazing Spider-man, Harlan Ellison, Star Trek 2 and Evil Dead!

Robocop remake taking cues from the original movie’s “social commentary/satirical slants”
Director José Padhila told Bleeding Cool the below about his thinking regarding his Robocop remake:

“Wars in the future are going to be fought with drones. We won’t send a plane with a pilot in, it will be drone. It’s getting that way now and ten years from now that’s how wars are going to be fought. But what if a drone goes wrong – who is to blame then? Do you blame the drone? And that problem asks if you can you consider a robot guilty of a crime. Or is it the corporation that made the robot that is guilty? How do you fight back against drones when you don’t have drones?”

That sounds like our recent battle with spam bots at this blog. Spam bots are the true Terminators of our age – unstoppable, remorseless, inhuman.

Other news this week we couldn’t be arsed to report previously:

Harlan Ellison Drops Lawsuit Claiming ‘In Time’ Ripped Off His Story
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/thr-esq/in-time-harlan-ellison-lawsuit-dropped-267567

Alice Eve Up For Star Trek 2
http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/22520/alice-eve-up-for-the-star-trek-sequel

Sony To Distribute Evil Dead Remake
http://www.darkhorizons.com/news/22519/sony-to-distribute-evil-dead-remake

And here’s some concept art for the Lizard villain from the upcoming Amazing Spider-man reboot:

 

 

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James has been running The Sci-Fi Movie Page since Before the Beginning of Time Itself (TM), i.e. since the site's inception in 1997. In addition to sci-fi James also likes 1970s motorbikes and chili dogs although he doesn't own the former and no longer eats the latter. He currently resides in Kiev, Ukraine for reasons best left unexplained.

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