<strong><em>RoboCop</em></strong> reboot finds writer Nick Schenk
MGM has signed on Gran Torino writer Nick Schenk to work on the RoboCop screenplay for José Padilha, who is attached to direct the action sci-fi reboot.

Nick Schenk previously worked with José Padilha on the action thriller Tri-Border.

MGM has been trying to revive the RoboCop franchise, which launched with the 1987 film directed by Paul Verhoeven. The studio is aiming for a summer start, but no one has yet been cast in the title role.