MGM is moving forward with another installment in the ever-popular Robocop franchise.
District 9 director Neill Blomkamp is set to direct the new project, titled RoboCop Returns.
Original writers Ed Neumeier and Michael Miner are set to produce and executive produce the movie.
Justin Rhodes will re-write Neumeier and Miner?s script.
Their version of the movie was planned as a sequel to the original film, but it was never made.
Anarchy reigns and the fate of Detroit hangs in the balance as RoboCop makes his triumphant return to fight crime and corruption.
Plot for RoboCop returns
?The original definitely had a massive effect on me as a kid,? Blomkamp told Deadline. ?I loved it then and it remains a classic in the end of 20th Century sci-fi catalog, with real meaning under the surface. Hopefully that is something we can get closer to in making of a sequel.
Blomkamp on RoboCop, to Deadline