A RoboCop prequel specializing in the lifetime of a younger Dick Jones is within the works at MGM, according to MovieHole. In a latest interview, unique screenwriter Ed Neumeier had a particular message for all the youngsters watching at dwelling, and it wasn’t “keep out of bother.” RoboCop is coming to TV.
“I’m working at MGM on it,” Neumeier told MovieHole. “Hopefully, if MGM is keen, if we will discover the companions, if we will get this pilot made, if we will persuade a bunch of individuals.” The spinoff TV present will function the president of Omni Client Merchandise, the ED-209 regulation enforcement robotic’s largest cheerleader, however it would have one factor lacking. “It has all of the cool stuff about RoboCop besides no RoboCop,” Neumeier stated. “It’s going to be in regards to the evolution of Richard Jones to Dick Jones, the story of OCP and the way the world strikes into the long run, how the company world behaves.”
The grasping company head was performed by actor Ronny Cox within the 1987 movie, which, spoiler alert, ends with him getting tossed out of a skyscraper window. Neumeier says the writers have “give you an entire backstory I by no means did.” Within the movie, the Omni Client Merchandise Senior Vice President is definitely “an actualized company predator,” he says. “However no person essentially begins out being the dangerous man.”
Like the unique superhuman cyborg police officer Alex Murphy (Peter Weller), RoboCop’s return is a crew effort. “I’m working with these two writers, Dave Parkin and Rob Gibbs, who introduced this concept to a TV producer good friend of mine, who then introduced it to me,” Neumeier says. “The primary time I heard it I knew it was a cool concept as a result of I might see quite a lot of issues you might do with it. It’s such an fascinating character.”