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Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 2 years 27 weeks ago

Robocop Reboot Gets New Release Date: February 7, 2014

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Sony has announced a new release date for the Robocop reboot, from August 9, 2013 to February 7, 2014.

Matt Damon's sci-fi movie, Elysium, takes over the August 9th spot that was held by Robocop. Elysium was originally scheduled for a March 1st release.

(Via Box Office Mojo)

Following the synopsis for Robocop, you can check out a gallery of set images which give a good look at the new Joel Kinnaman suit as well as Michael Keaton.

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.

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.

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