Robocop

'RoboCop' reboots the classic sci-fi flick, seeing city cop Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) brutally injured, only to be revived as a half-human, half-robot cyborg. Now in 2028 Detroit, where a controversy over robots wages, RoboCop has to deal with a whole-new bevy of issues while using his newfound abilities to right wrongs.

  • Release Date: February 7, 2014
  • Director: José Padilha
  • Written By: Nick Schenk, Joshua Zetumer & James Vanderbilt

 

‘Robocop’ Remake Adds Michael Keaton
There must have been something of a scramble to replace Hugh Laurie when he dropped out of the ‘Robocop‘ remake. Even though word about the script and the making of it have suggested that the film isn’t going to be great, they’ve just made a great choice in casting: They&…
‘RoboCop’ Reboot is “Hell” Says Director
The ‘RoboCop‘ reboot doesn’t begin shooting until next month but the experience is already proving difficult for director Jose Padilha, who was quoted as saying working on the film was “hell.” The ‘RoboCop’ reboot has already seen some troubles, wheth…
‘RoboCop’ Reboot Details: He’s a Transformer Now?
So far, the ‘RoboCop’ reboot earned most if its headlines by surrounding lead actor Joel Kinnaman (‘The Killing) with an eye-popping ensemble. Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson and the always brilliant Michael K. Williams have signed on for the production, which is about to start f…
‘Robocop’ Remake Could Add Jay Baruchel to the Cast
The ‘Robocop’ remake is upon us, and whether you want it or not, you’re getting it. Now more and more names are popping up to star in the film and Jay Baruchel is the latest who may be fighting crime with — or against — Detroit’s half man/half-machine justic…
Jackie Earle Haley Joins ‘RoboCop’
As wrong as it feels that they’re remaking ‘RoboCop‘ (and it does feel sooo wrong), it’s impossible to look at the cast that director Jose Padilha is building not be pretty impressed. In addition to Joel Kinnaman putting on the cybernetic implants, the film will feat…
Take a Look at ED-209 in the ‘RoboCop’ Remake
Although Jose Padilha’s remake of the certified classic ‘RoboCop‘ hasn’t even started shooting, the viral marketing has begun! Although we’re still waiting to see what star Joel Kinnaman will look like as a cybernetically enhanced, corporation-controlled polic…
Hugh Laurie to Boss Around ‘Robocop?’
Most of the latest casting for the upcoming remake ‘Robocop‘ has focused on the new characters, from Gary Oldman‘s creator, to Samuel L. Jackson‘s entertainment tycoon. Though we don’t expect it to be a scene-for-scene remake, we’re curious how much of it wi…
‘RoboCop’ Seeking Abbie Cornish for Female Lead
And the ‘RoboCop‘ news just keeps coming. The film is picking up serious steam and looking to cast actress Abbie Cornish as the female lead. Deadline reports that director Jose Padilha is eying the Australian actress to play wife to Joel Kinnaman‘s titular ‘RoboCop.ȁ…