You might as well coin this week as Robopocalypse week! Everyone’s talking about Steven Spielberg’s next project which isn’t even due out until April 25th, 2014. Robopocalypsehas all the right ingredients — one of Hollywood’s top directors, Spielberg, one blonde ‘n burly Australian actor as the lead,Chris Hemsworth, a venturesome screenwriter, Drew Goddard, and producer Tom Rothman to back it all. Now the latest reports state that Anne Hathaway is in talks to star opposite Hemsworth, and the name “Ben Whishaw” sits high on Spielberg’s wish list. Things are looking good to say the least!
Adapted by Cabin in the Woods director and writer Drew Goddard, Robopocalypse is based on Daniel H. Wilson’s popular science fiction novel of the same title. The story is set in the near future, one where man has become dependent on robots. However, human life is threatened when the robots become sentient and are ordered to rebel and kill off the human race. Their leader? An artificial intelligence underneath Alaskan ice… (click title above to continue reading)