"RoboCop"'s fans may get the best treats this year could give as the latest movie reports suggested that movie studio executives are planning to resurrect the '80s action film. According to AICN, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. or known simply as MGM have hinted on their press release on Thursday, March 13, that there is a big possibility that they will be bringing the super-human cyborg police back to the big screen.
Part of the statement read, "With the appointment of Parent, MGM will enter its new phase of evolution by focusing on its major movie franchises highlighted by James Bond and Pink Panther sequels, The Hobbit, Thomas Crown Affair 2 (The Topkapi Affair), The Outer Limits, RoboCop, Death Wish and Fame, among others." On the statement, it was also revealed that Tom Cruise's "Valkyrie" will be released on October 3.
The original "RoboCop" movie was released on July 17, 1987. Cox. It tells a story that is set in a crime-ridden Detroit, Michigan in the near future, about a brutally murdered police officer who is re-created to be a super-human cyborg. The success gained by the movie led to the making of two sequels as well as the television series version.