THE MOVIE: In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. When Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) – a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit – is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.
Directed by Jose Padilha (Elite Squad). and starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, and Michael Keaton.
Updates: Padilha apparently wants to go full Verhoeven on the social commentary. | Joel Kinnaman spoke to MTV about his upcoming role as Robocop/Alex Murphy. | Teaser poster. | New viral video, offering a glimpse of the ED-209. | First images of Joel Kinnaman as Alex Murphy. | Pack of new set photos, featuring most of the film’s main stars. Slash Film has a photo of Robocop’s bike. | Pack of photos featuring Robocop on his bike.
Trouble continues for the movie as Sony/MGM have moved Robocop‘s release from August 9, 2013 all the way to February 7th, 2014. Rumors indicate this is all due to a poor script and that the film’s story can’t be salvaged without extensive reshoots. | Collider has a new featurette, with new images, concept art, plus commentary from Joel Kinnaman, director Jose Padilha and the creative team. | Trailer. | New poster. | Robocop is set for an IMAX release on February 7, 2014. | New trailer and check out the new poster. | New international trailer. | 2nd tnternational trailer.
BREAKING NEWS: We share our disappointment with expendablespremiere.com: Robocop has been officially rated PG-13 for, “intense sequences of action including frenetic gun violence throughout, brief strong language, sensuality and some drug material.”