“Why is America so Robo-phobic?”
While I love the original “RoboCop,” I do recognize that it has not aged all that well. A reboot is not exactly a bad idea, and by the looks of this trailer, it is looking like a better idea each day.
Columbia Pictures and MGM have released the full theatrical trailer for “RoboCop,” opening February 12, 2014.
â€œIn RoboCop, 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 Alexâ€™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.â€œ
Director Jose 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.