Two-time Tony Winner Jennifer Ehle (Zero Dark Thirty) is in negotiations to join the cast of RoboCop.
Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Hugh Laurie and Jackie Earle Haley all star in the Jose Padilha-directed reboot hitting theaters August 9, 2013 via MGM/Sony Pictures.
“In 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 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.”
Peter Weller played the character in the original and the 1990 sequel.