A couple of set images have leaked out of Robocop's new suit, check it out and let us know what you think.
Source: Coming Soon
I'm not sure what to think myself. My inner fanboy is torn. I try not to immediately hate on remakes just because they are different from the original, because we still have the original to watch after all. But I was starting to enjoy the fact that comicbook movies were pushing their costumes away from all-black. Plus, Robocop's metalic look is a bit iconic. Maybe it will come together more in the movie, than what we see in these behind the scenes shots, but it looks more like a suit of armor than a man/machine mash-up to me. What do you think?
RoboCop stars Joel Kinnamen, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, and Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste. It's set for release on August 9, 2013.
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.
Director José Padilha (Elite Squad) reimagines the tale of part man, part machine, all cop starring Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) as the title character, Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises) as the scientist who creates RoboCop, and Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers) as media mogul Pat Novak. RoboCop is being produced by Strike Entertainment’s Marc Abraham and Eric Newman, with Eric Carraro as Executive Producer. The film is currently in pre-production and slated for a summer 2013 release.