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A Less Violent Starship Troopers?

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Paul Verhoeven's '80s sci-fis tiptoed between kitsch and corrosive with such brass that people are still debating which bits are meant as satire and which bits aren't. His loose triptych of subversive sci-fis - Starship Troopers, Total Recall and RoboCop - are all getting a redo, with the former still in the early stages of development. In the new issue, Empire caught up with producer Toby Jaffe to find out what's planned for the former.

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Crazay1627d ago

Whats the point in remaking a movie that was(and still is) so much fun to watch if you're only going to castrate the original vision in the name of the final rating? Lets be honest that's the only real reason they'd make the movie like that.

reznik_zerosum1627d ago

Starship Troopers was one of the best studies/parody's of modern fascism and now it will become mediocre blockbuster trash.

Crazay1627d ago

Bubs up sir. . That was very well said. I suspect all of that is going to be axed from the movie and you're right it will just end up as "mediocre Blockbuster trash" as opposed to a movie with a tongue in cheek message.

SHA1627d ago

Less violent? I'll pass on this right now then.

Crazay1627d ago

Thank-you! I rest my case.

CPO1627d ago

The blood and cheese was exactly what made that movie so fun. Remaking it without is like remaking American Pie without the skin and apple pie!! That's more ammo for ya Crazay.

Crazay1627d ago

So true dude. Part of the charm was the cheese factor. Just unacceptable if you ask me.

andron6661627d ago

Movie is near perfect, no remake necessary...

SITH1626d ago

Ruining it before it even gets started.

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