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Read a White-Knuckle Excerpt from Robogenesis, Sequel to Robopocalypse

io9.com, 06/11/2014

"Robogenesis, Daniel Wilson's much-anticipated sequel to Robopocalypse, hit stores yesterday, and it's even more intense and mind-blowing than the first novel. We've got an excerpt."

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Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse' May Be Moving Forward Again

ScreenRant.com, 04/19/2014

"One feasible scenario is that Spielberg will shoot Robopocalypse, then jump right into production on one of the aforementioned historical dramas (Montezuma seems more likely than Edgardo Mortara), even while effects work and editing is still ongoing for his robo-flick. Thus, we get two Spielberg features - a smart popcorn tentpole and prestige drama - released in close proximity to one another, like he's now done multiple times in the past (see: Jurassic Park and Schindler's List in 1993, The Adventures of Tintin and War Horse in 2011, and so forth)."

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Steven Spielberg Boards Religious Drama 'Edgardo Mortara' (Exclusive)

Variety, 04/17/2014

"Some people close to Spielberg insist that he has not committed to his next directing gig, though others say "Robopocalypse" is the frontrunner. Of all his current projects, sources say "Robopocalypse" is the furthest along, with one person noting that the budget is close to being finalized. Chris Hemsworth is attached to star, and though he is busy shooting "Avengers: The Age of Ultron," those close to the Aussie thesp say he is still very much interested in finding a way to fit the robot pic into his schedule."

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DreamWork's Future

Variety, 02/25/2014

"Disney and Fox will be co-distributing DreamWorks' planned movie project "Robopocalypse," which Spielberg is still planning to direct. Fox will co-finance the movie with DreamWorks and is working on finalizing the script and a lower budget."

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Kirkus Review - Robot Uprisings Anthology

Kirkus Reviews

"Philip K. Dick would be proud, in any event. You'll never look at your Roomba the same way again."

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PW Review - Robot Uprisings Anthology

Publisher's Weekly

"Sometimes the [stories] are comic. . . . More often, disaster ensues when machines designed to assist humans rebel. . . . [An] entertaining and occasionally unsettling anthology."

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First Look At Steven Spielberg's Postponed ROBOPOCALYPSE (Storyboards)

ComicBookMovie.com, 12/20/2013

"Even though the film is in hiatus, let's take a look at some storyboards that artist Michael Anthony Jackson created for it."

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2013 Endeavor Award Finalists

Science Fiction Writer's Association, 12/03/2013

"The Endeavour Award honors a distinguished science fiction or fantasy book, either a novel or a single-author collection, created by a writer living in the Pacific Northwest. All entries are read and scored by seven readers randomly selected from a panel of preliminary readers. The five highest scoring books then go to three judges, who are all professional writers or editors from outside of the Pacific Northwest."

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Short Film From 'Robopocalypse' Author Gets Kickstarter Campaign (Exclusive)

The Hollywood Reporter, 5/9/2013

"The filmmakers behind a short film adaptation of Wilson's short story "The Nostalgist" have launched a Kickstarter page seeking funds to complete the film, The Hollywood Reporter has learned."

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'Robopocalypse' delay: Steven Spielberg vows it's not dead!

Entertainment Weekly, 1/10/2013

"We found that the film was costing a lot of money and I found a better way to tell the story more economically but also much more personally," Spielberg said. "I found the personal way into Robopocalypse, and so I just told everybody to go find other jobs, I'm starting on a new script and we'll have this movie back on its feet soon."

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Hollywood's 25 Most Powerful Authors

The Hollywood Reporter, 11/28/2012

"The Portland, Ore., resident, who lives with his child-psychologist wife and toddler daughter, divides his time between novels in the morning (the Robopocalypse sequel Robogenesis is out in 2014) and scripts in the evening (he just finished a remake of the 1987 cult film Cherry 2000)."

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Anne Hathaway In Talks To Join Chris Hemsworth

Deadline Hollywood, 09/24/2012

DreamWorks has set soon-to-be-outgoing Fox chief Tom Rothman to become a producer on Robopocalypse, Steven Spielberg's next film. Chris Hemsworth is starring and Anne Hathaway is Spielberg's choice to play the female lead, though the studio was denying this when I asked last week.

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Book burners never go away

KnoxNews.com, 08/28/2012

The urge to burn books and the modern equivalent of banning them has once again reared its head in Knox County, with a complaint from a parent named Sam Lee. Lee, who went directly to the television news media and school officials, became aware of the book "Robopocalypse" when his wife skimmed through it shortly before their son started his freshman year at Hardin Valley Academy as a student in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) program, established for exceptional Knox County students.

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EXCLUSIVE: Steven Spielberg Wants
Chris Hemsworth To Star In 'Robopocalypse'

Deadline Hollywood, 07/19/2012

This is one of the most coveted roles in Hollywood. And now, after critic- and fan-lauded star turns in Thor, The Avengers, and Snow White And The Huntsman, Chris Hemsworth will be working with Steven Spielberg. I've learned that, amid much secrecy (including assumed names), Spielberg met and now wants Hemsworth in his next helming effort Robopocalypse, the big technothriller which is sure to become the director's next big global popcorn film.

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Cyborg, All Too Cyborg

The Wall Street Journal, 06/15/2012

"Last year Daniel H. Wilson reprised the old "War With the Robots" theme in his successful "Robopocalypse." Now he updates Kuttner in "Amped" (Doubleday, 274 pages, $25). This time it's not mutants, it's amplified humans, or "amps." Doctors have developed a therapeutic "neural autofocus brain implant," which can treat epilepsy, serve as an interface for a powered prosthesis and aid children with learning difficulties. He presents a fast-paced narrative, not too far away at all from everyday experience, that treats an unsettling question: How long will tolerance last once you can buy a better brain?

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Bionic Brains and Beyond

The Wall Street Journal, 06/01/2012
(written by Daniel H. Wilson)

Over the next decade, new implantable technologies will fundamentally alter the social landscape. We are fast approaching a milestone in the eons-long relationship between human beings and their technology. Families once gathered around the radio like it was a warm fireplace. Then boom boxes leapt onto our shoulders. The Sony Walkman climbed into our pockets and sank its black foam tentacles into our ears. The newest tools are creeping still closer: They will soon come inside and make themselves at home under our skin--some already have.

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DreamWorks, Fox To Co-Finance
Steven Spielberg's 'Robopocalypse'

Deadline Hollywood, 09/07/2011

Steven Spielberg's next film is so big, it needs two studios. DreamWorks and Fox are near a deal to co-finance Robopocalypse, a Drew Goddard-scripted adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson epic novel about the human race's attempt to survive an apocalyptic robot uprising. I'm told that Disney will release domestically and Fox will distribute the film overseas.

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Steven Spielberg Commits To
Next Direct 'Robopocalypse'

Deadline Hollywood, 10/22/2010

Steven Spielberg has committed to next direct Robopocalypse, a Drew Goddard-scripted adaptation of the Daniel H. Wilson epic novel about the human race's attempt to survive an apocalyptic robot uprising. The novel wasn't finished, but Spielberg was so excited about it that it was already being storyboarded and designed as Wilson was turning in pages of the book and Goddard was translating them into the screenplay.