Robocop remake kicks into gear—but NOT with Darren Aronofsky

Robocop is coming back even if you don't like it :)

It seems like everything’s coming up Robo: First, Detroit’s original cyborg policeman, Peter Weller, comes out in favor of a proposed statue in the Motor City, and now MGM has hired a director to take over their long-simmering remake, replacing the Black Swan Oscar nominee.

Before MGM recovered from the brink of financial collapse that saw the embattled studio stop the works on everything from James Bond to Joss Whedon’s Cabin in the Woods, Darren Aronosfky sparked to the idea of revamping the story of a Detroit cop who, after getting gunned down, returns to the streets as a metal marshal. But presumably Aronosfky got tired of waiting and signed on to direct his Fountain leading man, Hugh Jackman, in The Wolverine.

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