Nick Schenk Working on 'RoboCop' Script for MGM

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MGM has hired Gran Torino screenwriter Nick Schenk to work on the screenplay for RoboCop. Jose Padilha is attached to direct the action sci-fi reboot.

The CAA-repped Schenk had been working with Padilha, who co-wrote and directed Elite Squad: The Enemy Within, on the action thriller Tri-Border. The writer also has the original drama The Judge set up at Warner Bros. with Team Downey producing.

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alycakes1729d ago

If he did Gran Torino then he must be a pretty good writer. I loved that movie. I do like the idea of RoBoCop being redone as long as they don't go into what they did before and start making sequels that stink.