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Real Steel director on what he wants to explore in a robot boxing sequel

The 2011 film Real Steel was basically a live-action take on Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots, and thought it wasn’t a box-office smash (heehee), it drew one heck of a fervent fan base. So what are the odds of a sequel?

See Hugh Jackman break a wrestler's jaw in the ring
Dec 15, 2012

There are lots of reasons we love Hugh Jackman, and one of them is his uncanny ability to assimilate himself into any genre of entertainment. Recently, he appeared on WWE Raw ... and wouldn't you know it, things got a little out of hand.

5 things we learned about robot boxing from the new Real Steel featurette
Dec 15, 2012

What's Real Steel all about? For the longest time, it's been referred to as the "Rock 'Em Sock 'Em" movie, but we think...

Hugh Jackman's gonna blow stuff up for Lost's Carlton Cuse
Dec 14, 2012

The once and future Wolverine is gonna need all that muscle he's putting on—Jackman has just signed on for an untitled action flick that'll be written by half of the Lost brain trust.

Sequel in the works for Hugh Jackman brawling robots pic (Really?)
Dec 14, 2012

It's true! Score Round 2 for robots before the Real Steel opening bell ever rings! Antsy Hollywood honchos gazed into their crystal balls this week and bet that your future lust for all things robotic won't soon subside. Seems some people just can't get enough galvanized gladiators.

Giant robots beat the $#%@ out of each other in new Real Steel trailer
Dec 14, 2012

Are you going through Hugh Jackman withdrawal? Does the Wolverine delay have you in a funk? If so, today's your lucky day. A new trailer has been released for Jackman's latest film, Real Steel, and even though Adamantium isn't involved, there's still plenty of metal on metal.

Japanese Real Steel trailer reveals new footage of battling bots
Dec 14, 2012

Hugh Jackman's pic about giant robots beating the $#%@ out of each other just got a new trailer—in Japanese. And even though we have no idea what the narrator's saying, we do know one thing—it does what a good trailer should, and makes us want to see more.

First image of the robot from Hugh Jackman's Real Steel
Dec 14, 2012

Every since we first heard of Hugh Jackson's robot boxing movie Real Steel, we wondered&8212;how believable was the man-on-machine action going to be? Would we buy into the robotic Rocky premise?

First look at Lost's Evangeline Lilly in her new sci-fi movie
Dec 14, 2012

We already know what Hugh Jackman looks like in Reel Steel, thanks to those first official images. But how about a glimpse of co-star Evangeline Lilly in her first UN-official photos on the set of from director Shawn Levy's robot boxing movie?

Hugh Jackman plays rock 'em sock 'em robots in 1st Real Steel trailer
Dec 14, 2012

The first spot for Hugh Jackman's return to sci-fi finds the once-and-future Wolverine training a junkyard automaton to compete on the robot-boxing circuit. And, you know, it doesn't look half bad.

4 new Real Steel pics reveal more robot-punching action
Dec 14, 2012

If yesterday's teaser trailer for Real Steel left you wanting more, you're in luck—DreamWorks has released four more photos from the futuristic boxing movie.

'Wolverine' to play 'Rocky' in a robot boxing movie?
Dec 14, 2012

Director Shawn Levy confirms that Hugh Jackman is the front runner to star in Real Steel.

Wolverine's robot boxing movie Real Steel shoots in summer
Dec 14, 2012

Hugh Jackman's robot boxing movie begins production this summer in the Midwest.