Jackie Earle Haley Joins ‘ROBOCOP’ Cast

Well it looks like Jackie Earle Haley has now joined the already impressive cast of director Jose Padilha‘s ROBOCOP remake. Haley will play Maddox, the military officer responsible for training Alex Murphy-post injury.

Haley joins Joel Kinnaman who will play Alex Murphy, a police officer who is almost killed and is transformed into a cyborg police officer by Gary Oldman who will play the scientist who creates Robocop and Samuel L.Jackson who will play Pat Novak, a charismatic TV mogul  and a powerful force in the Robocop world, Abbie Cornish who will play Alex Murphys wife and Hugh Laurie who will play the main villain (if he ever signs on the dotted line)

Synopsis:

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.

Robocop is scheduled to release in theaters on August 3rd, 2013.

Source: Deadline

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