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Robopocalypse Book Cover

On October 22, 2010, Spielberg had signed on to direct a film adaptation of Daniel H. Wilson's novel Robopocalypse. Chris Hemsworth, Anne Hathaway, and Ben Whishaw had signed on to star in the film.


The film would follow the same plot as the book.

Why It Was Cancelled[]

  • On January 9, 2013, Robopocalypse was placed on hold indefinitely mainly because of its production expenses.
  • Spielberg clarified he was working on a new script that would be "more economically but also much more personally".


  • In July 2015, concept artwork was leaked onto the Internet
  • On March 7, 2018, Michael Bay signed on to direct the adaptation