R.I.P.D., directed by Robert Schwentke, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Jeff Bridges, Kevin Bacon, Stephanie Szostak, Mary-Louise Parker and Marisa Miller, follows the crew of the “Rest In Peace Department”. Universal will open June 28, 2013.
Steven Spielberg’s epic Jurassic Park gets the 3-D treatment July 19, 2013. While the post-converted garbage is just a way to pull in some extra cash, it could also tell the studio we want more dino action.
The Guillermo del Toro-directed Pacific Rim, starring Charlie Hunnam, Charlie Day, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Robert Kazinsky, Ron Perlman, Max Martini and Clifton Collins, Jr., is set in a future in which malevolent creatures threaten the earth, the planet must band together and use highly advanced technology to eradicate the growing menace. It opens July 12, 2013.
MGM’s RoboCop remake is about to go into production under Jose Padilha. In theateres August 9, 2013, Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson and Abbie Cornish have all been cast. The original was about a cop who was near death and was drafted to become a powerful cyborg cop, until suppressed memories of his past life come back to haunt him.