Here's proof that you should always read the ENTIRE story. At the bottom of The Hollywood Reporter's story concerning the Red Dawn remake, there was a brief mention about the studio talking with filmmaker Darren Aronofsky for their remake of the 1987 classic, Robocop.
The tiny bit was picked up by other sites like Ain't It Cool News which has fueled speculation that Aronofsky is in fact a serious candidate to direct this remake, at this point.
Aronofsky burst onto the indie scene with his film |Pi in 1998 and the follow-up Requiem for a Dream in 2000. His last film was 2006's The Fountain.
We'll surely keep you posted on these interesting developments as soon as more information comes through.
Robocop was released January 1st, 1987 and stars Peter Weller, Nancy Allen, Dan O'Herlihy, Ronny Cox, Kurtwood Smith, Miguel Ferrer, Robert DoQui, Ray Wise. The film is directed by Paul Verhoeven.