For those familiar with Paul Verhoeven's 1987 sci-fi thriller 'RoboCop' will already pretty well versed in the world of Alex Murphy and so the newly revealed plot details for the José Padilha ('Elite Squad') helmed remake come as no surprise. A trio of volunteers have kindly given up their time to perform in the remake and all they have asked for in return was kudos and a bucket load of cash. Joel Kinnaman ('The Darkest Hour') plays the metallic law-enforcer whilst Gary Oldman ('The Dark Knight Rises') is on board as the creator and everybodys favourite figure of cool Samuel L. Jackson will play Pat Novak, "a charismatic media mogul and a powerful force in the RoboCop world". Check out the new official plot details unleashed at this years Comic-Con below along with the first teaser art.
"The year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the centre of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front.
Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilises their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex’s life.
He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before."
The 'RoboCop' redo is currently slated for a 9 August 2013 release.
'RoboCop' Teaser Poster