NEW YORK | New ‘RoboCop’ sequel to be directed by Neill Blomkamp
NEW YORK — RoboCop is coming back. Again.
MGM is developing the sequel “RoboCop Returns” with “District 9” and “Elysium” filmmaker Neill Blomkamp to direct. The film will be a sequel to Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 original about a cyborg police officer in a crime-ridden Detroit. It’s to be based on a never-made spec script by the 1987 film’s writers, Edward Neumeier and Michael Miner.
Two other sequels followed, in 1990 and 1993.