Steven Spielberg to Direct 'Robopocalypse'

The post-apocalyptic story is based on Daniel H Wilson novel. Spielberg is directing the film for DreamWorks and Disney, the Hollywood Reporter said.

Cloverfield writer Drew Goddard have written the screenplay. The story is about the human race's attempt to survive an apocalyptic robot uprising. Spielberg is currently finishing 'War Horse' but the plan is to start shooting in January of 2012 for release sometime in 2013.

"Robopocalypse embodies an imaginative story of a robot rebellion unleashed against the human race," said DreamWorks' Mark Sourian.

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