Why Does RoboCop Ride a Ninja ZX-10?

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Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Bloomberg senior West Coast correspondent Jon Erlichman reports on the product placement of RoboCop’s motorcycle in the film’s remake and how 3D printing technology helped to develop the character’s costume on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg West.”

People who have seen the trailer for this film, you see robocop cruising around town on a bike, which is a ninja from how sake.

We called kawasaki and asked if that was their bike and they said yes, the producers reached out to us and they were interested in using the bikes.

We said cool idea but they couldn't work out a deal where they would provide the bikes because there was some beef over the branding.

But at the end of the day, the producers still used the bikes.

You see this a lot in hollywood.

A director that might be interested in using a particular brand.

The director of a lithium was interested in seeing the kawasaki rent tattooed on matt damon.

In "minority report, stephen spielberg wanted to go inside a futuristic lexus factory.

It's not a skeptical thing where hollywood wants to make money off the brand that the rents are interested and say ok.

So tell us about the lawsuit.

There is a potential 3-d printing angle here.

We have come a long way since 1987. you see teslas and iphones, they go for a more sleek look overall.

What you end up with is a firm called legacy effects which also works on the iron man movies designing this with 3-d ideas, doing 3-d modeling to take those treaty files and possibly saying let's use 3-d printing, though i will say there were reports that vision tech was involved.

Legacy tax said that's not the case.

I don't know if that bodes well.

They are using it in hollywood.

Like they're using it in the fashion industry as cory was telling us.

But not for emily chang, unfortunately.

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