MGM's 'ROBOCOP' ReBoot Starts Production this Saturday in Toronto!

Production will begin this Saturday, September 15th in Toronto on MGM Pictures' & Columbia Pictures' RoboCop. The reboot directed by Jose Padilha stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton & Samuel L. Jackson. Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle & Marianne Jean-Baptiste all co-star. Josh Zetumer & Nick Schenk scripted the adaption based on the 1987 motion picture written by Edward Neumeier & Michael Miner. In RoboCop, the year is 2028 & 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 [Kinnaman] is a loving husband, father & good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime & 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 Padilha has stated: "It's exciting to think that we're going to be starting production on 'RoboCop.' I have a dream cast and an incredibly creative production team, and we are all supremely dedicated, working together to make a movie that will not only live alongside the first film but also break new ground, be relevant for modern audiences, and stand on its own." RoboCop hits theaters August 9th 2013.

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