Robocop: Abbie Cornish to co-star
- Abbie Cornish has joined the cast of "RoboCop", the remake of the action franchise that is to star Joel Kinnaman.
The story follows a cop who, near death, is turned into an indestructible crime-fighting force, and then begins to remember his past life.
- Cornish is set to play his wife, who thinks she is a widow.
Robocop: Samuel L. Jackson joins the cast
- Samuel L. Jackson has joined the cast of the new "Robocop" movie, that Jose Padilha is directing for Sony/MGM.
The story follows a cop named Alex Murphy who is brought back from the brink of death and turned into a cyborg police officer.
- Jackson will play Pat Novak, a charismatic media mogul and a powerful force in the Robocop world.
- Filming is set to start in September.
Robocop: Josh Zetumer to write
- Josh Zetumer ("The Infiltrator") has been set to write "Robocop" for MGM.
Jose Padilha will be directing the sci-fi film that centers on a police officer who was near death and was drafted to become a powerful cyborg cop, until suppressed memories of his past life came back to haunt him.
Robocop: Jose Padilha in talks to direct
- Jose Padilha ("Elite Squad") is in negotiations to direct "Robocop", the remake of the 1987 film directed by Paul Verhoeven.
The original was about a cop who was near death and was drafted to become a powerful cyborg cop, until suppressed memories of his past life came back to haunt him.