Monday, September 17, 2012
New 'Robocop' costume blows
Remember how cool the original Robocop costume looked?
From hollywood.com, RoboCop, director Paul Verhoeven's satirical exploration of the near future, successfully balanced over-the-top bloodshed with logical reality. The film followed a regular joe cop rebuilt into a techno-super solider after being brutally ripped apart by a Detroit mafia. The titular RoboCop was high tech, but in a recognizably '80s way — sleek, shiny, and clunky.
How the 2013 reboot of RoboCop would faithfully reinterpret those sensibilities has been the major question since the project's announcement, but thanks to some handy on-set photos (courtesy of ComingSoon.net), we have an idea of the direction director Jose Padilha (Elite Squad: The Enemy Within) is taking:
Full article here