10 January 2013 4:07 PM, PST | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

If you were worried by yesterday’s announcement that Steven Spielberg was planning to halt work on techno-fear adaptation Robopocalypse, take heart. The director has assured Entertainment Weekly that it’s still very much in play. The whole “indefinite hold” thing was a cause for a concern, but now the director has said he estimates the delay to be around six to eight months - which is a little more definite and therefore heartening.Also good to hear was even more of a reason to hold off: he thinks he’s locked in a way to make it better. “We found that the film was costing a lot of money and I found a better way to tell the story more economically but also much more personally,” Spielberg tells the magazine’s Anthony Breznican. “I found the personal way into Robopocalypse, and so I just told everybody to go find other jobs, »


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