Starved for giant robot movies, while we await the arrival of Transformers 2? Well, it seems Hong Kong director Jeffrey Lau will begin shooting a Transformers-inspired giant robot epic called Robot later this month. Fond of including scifi moments into his non-scifi movies, Lau apparently used a spaceship he designed himself in his most recent work, A Chinese Tall Story.
Zhuo Shunguo from investing company Le TV.com commented that Robot would take “a refreshing look at Chinese robots for people who are used to stereotypical Hollywood figures like Spiderman and Superman. … the Chinese robot, in comparison, would feel closer and more human to audiences, as it is the incarnation of Oriental wisdom and strength.” (Crienglish.com)
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