Robocop

Film news & developments

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.