9 January 2013 5:13 PM, PST | Beyond Hollywood | See recent Beyond Hollywood news »

Originally set for 2014 with Steven Spielberg directing, and Chris Hemsworth and Anne Hathaway starring, it appears mankind will be spared the robot uprising for a few more years … if not longer. News from Hollywood has Spielberg’s “Robopocalypse”, based on the novel by Daniel Wilson, being “postponed for an indefinite time”. This is no Internet scuttlebutt, either. Spielberg’s own spokesman Marvin Levy confirmed the delay, saying about the would-be expensive sci-fi action movie: [Robopocalypse] is too important and the script is not ready, and it’s too expensive to produce. It’s back to the drawing board to see what is possible. This news comes on the heels of Spielberg, who is currently doing the awards circuit with “Lincoln”, recently telling the television program “60 Minutes” that he had grown tired of directing action movies. “Robopocalypse”, if it got made, would definitely qualify as an “action movie”. A big-budget, sci-fi action movie spectacular, »

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