Hate it or love it, but the RoboCop remake will be shooting its way into theaters next week. The massive marketing campaign behind the reimagining is one of the biggest we’ve seen for a film that isn’t a summer blockbuster, sparking the interest of every action moviegoer who’s held an affinity for the original over these past 27 years. Granted the franchise has seen more highs than lows, it certainly stands out as one of the most iconic pieces of filmmaking in pop culture.
But even though you sat through all three films, played several of the video games, and remember some of the wild memorabilia released in the last ‘80s, there’s still some awesome and wild fun facts about the film property you most likely don’t remember or never heard about. From fantasy castings to marketing miscues, production woes to undeveloped story arcs, here are 25 Things You Didn’t Know About The RoboCop Franchise.