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DreamWorks Greenlights Sci-Fi Movie Real Steel

Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on November 28, 2009

Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider are betting big on robots for their first project since securing $825 million in financing for the reconstituted DreamWorks.

Hugh Jackman

The DreamWorks principals have greenlit the “Rocky”-esque robot tale “Real Steel,” to star Hugh Jackman, as their first pic since raising $650 million from both J.P. Morgan Securities and Reliance Big Pictures and an additional $175 million from Disney, which will distribute DreamWorks titles.

Plot Summary
A future-set story where robot boxing is a popular sport and centered on a struggling promoter (Jackman) who thinks he’s found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he also discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

Directed by Shawn Levy

Writers
  Leslie Bohem Screenplay
  John Gatins Screenplay
  Dan Gilroy Writer
  Jeremy Leven Writer
  Richard Matheson Short story

Producers
  Rick Benattar … co-producer
  Shawn Levy … producer
  Josh McLaglen … executive producer
  Mary McLaglen … executive producer
  Susan Montford … producer
  Don Murphy … producer
  Jack Rapke … executive producer
  Steven Spielberg … executive producer
  Steve Starkey … executive producer
  Robert Zemeckis … producer

Source(s) Variety, IMDB, TheWrap.com

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