The 'Robocop' redo looks to be continuing its recruitment stage and is trying to sign up actress Jennifer Ehle ('The Ides of March', 'Contagion'). The 42 year old star is in negotiations to play the role of Liz Kline, another mystery character whom didn't appear in Paul Verhoeven's 1987 original sci-fi action thriller. If Ehle (below) nabs the part in the Jose Padilha helmed reboot she'll be joining a whole host of talent that includes Samuel L. Jackson ('The Avengers'), sexy Aussie Abbie Cornish ('Sucker Punch'), Jackie Earle Haley ('A Nightmare on Elm Street') and British talent Gary Oldman ('The Dark Knight Rises') and Hugh Laurie ('House'). Whilst its Swedish-American actor Joel Kinnaman ('The Killing', 'The Darkest Hour') who'll be climbing into the metal suit to play the title role.
"In RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center 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 utilizes 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' reboot will blast its way into theatres from 9 August 2013.
Jennifer Ehle Becoming Liz Kline?