Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury in The Avengers) is joining the cast of MGM’s RoboCop reboot, which begins filming this September 2012. Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) is set to star as cop Alex Murphy, while Gary Oldman (Commissioner Gordon in Chris Nolan’s Batman films) will play Murphy’s scientist-creator Norton.
Samuel L. Jackson will play Pat Novak, “a charismatic TV mogul and a powerful force in the RoboCop world.” Jose Padilha is set to direct the reboot, which will be produced by Strike Entertainment’s Marc Abraham and Eric Newman.
Jackson is currently filming Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained.
RoboCop will be released on August 3rd, 2013.
Post author: Daniel Semper