jose padilha

Narcos EP José Padilha Sets New Series The Mechanism at Netflix

Narcos co-creator and executive producer José Padilha (Elite Squad) is extending his stay at Netflix, with the streaming service releasing the first official trailer for his upcoming thriller series The Mechanism. Working from a script by Elena Soarez (Filhos do Carnaval), the eight-episode season is inspired by one of the biggest corruption scandals in Brazil’s history; focusing […]

The Robocop Reboot Is Out On UK DVD And Blu-Ray Today And We Like It

Not only is José Padilha‘s reboot of Robocop (and I feel that reboot is more applicable than ever) on UK shelves today, it was also in the Bleeding Cool letterbox. Along with this t-shirt and Bluetooth headset. A far preferable option to having cybernetic functions actually drilled into the skull. We rather liked this movie, not […]

Trailer For The Robocop Reboot

Lula Carvalho's cinematography looks great and it does seem like the same mix of serious intentions and genre movie action.

Michael Keaton Cast As Robocop Villain, Damage Control Quotes Come Forth

Hugh Laurie was going to play the villain of the new Robocop, but then he wasn’t. Now Michael Keaton is, and that’s great because it means more Michael Keaton. Hurrah. Most interesting about Deadline‘s report, however, is that it includes a quote from director Jose Padilha: Michael is the final addition to the amazing cast […]

Details From The Robocop Remake Script May Deflate Your Excitement

I should imagine it could go without saying that an early look at a film’s screenplay can’t be taken as a clear indication of what a finished film is going to be like. Not with a high degree of definite certainty, anyway. A script is a step in the process and the film has yet […]

Hugh Laurie Set To Play Robocop’s Cold, Sarcastic Bad Guy

Hugh Laurie is the latest to join Jose Padilha’s Robocop, playing the cold and sarcastic “bad guy” CEO of OmniCorp. Or at least that’s how Variety put it. We know very well indeed that Laurie can do cold and sarcastic. I suppose he never quite did a villainous version of cold and sarcastic on House, but […]