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News Simon Brew 21 Nov 2013 - 06:32

The new take on Jacob's Ladder recruits an interesting director to steer it, as James Foley is appointed to the project...

When we've been talking about the remake/reboot/whatever of RoboCop, our thoughts have been the same. Nobody really wants a new take on a film that was damn near perfect, but if you're going to have one, appointing Elite Squad director Jose Padilha to direct it gets us interested.

A few months ago, the news broke that a second take on Adrian Lyne's Jacob's Ladder was on its way through the Hollywood sausage making machine. And it turns out that this is a project that's very much active. Jake Wade Wall and Jeff Buhler have been working on the script for the new film, which will keep the themes of the original but set them against a contemporary backdrop.

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