Samuel L. Jackson To Star In Robocop Reboot
Posted on Wed Jun 6, 2012 03:30 PM PDT

jackson041112_01_200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (x17online) - Fresh off the success of The Avengers, Samuel L. Jackson will now join the cast of the new Robocop movie, a remake of the 1987 sci-fi action movie.

Jackson will play Pat Novak, a flamboyant TV mogul who's also a powerful force in the Robocop world.

Joel Kinnaman (The Killing) will play Alex Murphy, the cop who survived a fatal attacked by being transformed into a cyborg police officer, and Gary Oldman has also been cast to play his scientist creator.

Jose Padilha will direct the film, which is expected to begin filming in September with a tentative summer 2013 release date.