After years in production, the long-awaited RoboCop documentary has finally finished filming. That’s not all like the filmmakers behind it RoboDoc: The creation of Robocop announced that none other than Peter Weller, the original actor who brought the character to life, will appear in the film. They even posted a short clip teasing the interview.
RoboDoc will show a so called “long interview” with Peter Weller. In the short clip, Weller sits down to chat. The actor also assists in announcing the document’s upcoming release, which is expected to happen soon once everything is in the can. The filmmakers made the announcement on Twitter and said the following in addition to releasing the clip.
‘RoboCop! Who is he? What is he? Where does he comes from?’
Well we have the answers!
We are thrilled to announce ‘RoboCop’ ourselves. Peter Weller joins RoboDoc: The Creation of #RoboCop. pic.twitter.com/RB1qOKkjVn
– RoboCop Documentary (@RoboCop_Doc) April 30, 2021 “RoboCop! Who is he? What is he? Where is he from?” Well we have the answers! We are thrilled to announce RoboCop ourselves. Peter Weller joins RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop. ”
Christopher Griffiths and Eastwood Allen jointly direct the film, which has been in the works for four years. Cult Screenings UK and Red Rock Entertainment are behind the production. Aside from Peter Well, the deep dive exploration of Paul Verhoeven’s 80s science fiction classic will include many more interviews. Some of the other cast and crew that will appear are Verhoeven, Nancy Allen, Kurtwood Smith, Ray Wise, Ronny Cox, Phil Tippett, and Bart Mixon. Gary Collins of Red Rock Entertainment had this to say in a statement.
“There has never been a documentary like RoboDoc. The unique access to archives, exclusive interviews, attention to detail and a stunning visual ethos make this a truly unique production that we are very proud to be a part of. ”
RoboCop was originally released in 1987. It was a relatively big success in its day. But its true legacy would be found in the years to come as it is considered to be one of the most influential science fiction films ever made. It started a franchise with RoboCop 2 and RoboCop 3 1990 and 1993 respectively. Peter Well it is worth noting that he did not return for the third installment. A remake was also released in 2014, starring Joel Kinnaman. The general consensus is that none of the entries below managed to capture the same magic as the original.
Documentation aside, the franchise appears to be making a comeback on several fronts. For one, a sequel called RoboCop Returns has been in the works for several years. Originally, District 9 director Neill Blomkamp was to take the helm. After his departure, Abe Forsythe entered. In addition, a prequel series is being developed with the original screenwriter Ed Neumeier, which follows the character of Dick Jones. RoboDoc: A release date has not yet been set for the creation of RoboCop. We will keep you updated as more details become available. Convince yourself of the new clip. This message was first reported by Deadline.
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