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Watch: 7 Clips From 'Real Steel' Take You Into The World Of Robot Boxing

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • September 26, 2011 1:17 AM
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It seems as if the hype has been building for months, but next week, DreamWorks will finally put its fall blockbuster contender "Real Steel" in the ring and it will be up for audiences to decide if they want to go toe-to-toe with a movie about robot boxing.

Shawn Levy Confirms He'll Direct 'Real Steel 2,' But Will Have To Wait For Busy Hugh Jackman

  • By Jeff Otto
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  • September 25, 2011 3:39 AM
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Casting Will Decide Whether The Director Shoots 'Fantastic Voyage' Or 'Frankenstein' Next SpringExclusive: Director Shawn Levy is still two weeks away from the release of his robot boxing movie, “Real Steel,” but development work has already begun on a sequel. It’s a show of faith from DreamWorks and producer Steven Spielberg.

Watch: Japanese Trailer For 'Real Steel' Gets In The Ring With New Footage

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 22, 2011 3:31 AM
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While we have to wait for Hugh Jackman to sharpen his adamantium claws in "The Wolverine," he's got another metal alloy based movie on the way this fall in the way of the robot-boxing movie "Real Steel." A new Japanese trailer for the film (don't worry, it's mostly in English with some Japanese voice-over) has dropped, with plenty of new footage to make it worth your while during your next coffee break.

'Real Steel' Poster Is Real Bad; 'Friends With Benefits' One Sheet Has Two Friends Sharing Benefits

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 23, 2011 3:49 AM
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A couple of not-too-exciting posters have cropped up, so let's get right to it.

Watch: 'Real Steel' Trailer Is Essentially A Robot Rocky Story

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • May 10, 2011 4:38 AM
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Plus 5 New Images From the Film Starring Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly And Anthony MackieThere's no doubt about it. DreamWorks already believes in "Real Steel" with work already starting on a sequel, but the question is, will the rest of us care. And with the first full-length trailer for the film arriving today, it looks like it's gonna be a huge crowd pleaser.

DreamWorks Starts Work On 'Real Steel' Sequel, Hires John Gatins To Start Writing Script

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 14, 2011 6:27 AM
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With the release date still six months away, DreamWorks thinks they have a big winner in "Real Steel" and they're putting the wheels in motion to get a script for a sequel ready to go.

Hugh Jackman and Shawn Levy To Reteam On Untitled Action-Adventure From 'Lost' Writer Carlton Cuse

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • February 4, 2011 1:00 AM
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Pitch Can't Possibly Be As Stupid As Robot Boxing, Can It?If the box office in the last few years has made anything clear, it's that contemporary audiences like nothing more than the combination of CGI robots and punching. The first two "Transformers" movies grossed $1.5 billion between them, with the third likely to join them as a huge hit this summer. But that's not enough for DreamWorks, who teamed "Night at the Museum" director Shawn Levy and star Hugh Jackman on "Real Steel," a future-set tale of robot boxing.

The Escapist & Potentially Entertaining Films Of 2011

  • By The Playlist
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  • January 6, 2011 6:07 AM
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Tentpoles That Hopefully Are Fun, Indies That May Or May Not Be Quality, Etc.You could see our annual three sets of anticipated film features like this: the Most Anticipated is an earnest example of the films we're truly looking forward to the most in that year, with a few caveats listed within if you read closely (i.e., we're looking forward to it, but the writing might be on the wall). Then our Escapist, Popcorn piece is more like: these are the fun, entertaining films of the year that may or may not be good. For us and our taste, it's always a bit of a toss up and history shows that we're generally on the money in terms of how we'll feel about the eventual product (not because we're biased, but because we know our own taste, blah, blah, blah). That said, we always try and remain as positive as possible. Frankly, if you're going to make super-hero films, sci-fi action films, fantasy/adventure films, etc. we want them to be good as touchstones such as "The Dark Knight," "The Lord Of The Rings," "Inception," etc., but obviously those films set the bar a little higher than what your average film from these genres generally aim for.

Watch: Trailer For 'Real Steel' Is The Transformers Boxing Movie You've Been Waiting For

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • December 9, 2010 5:31 AM
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Updated: New Photos ReleasedSo, not going to get enough of robots beating the ever-loving shit out of each other in next summer's "Transformers: Dark of the Moon"? If the answer is no, then get ready to cream your pants because the first trailer for the Hugh Jackman-led "Real Steel" arrived and it provides lots of CGI metallic objects going smashy-smashy everywhere.

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