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  • Robocop
  • added a synopsis Jun. 17, 2012
  • Joel Kinnaman stars as the titular crimefighter, a decorated Detroit police office who undergoes a drastic transformation to become RoboCop after he's brutally murdered while on duty. Hugh Laurie will play the villainous CEO of Omni Corp, which creates the title character for its own gain. Gary Oldman is set to co-star as the scientist who creates him, while Abbie Cornish will play his conflicted wife. Samuel L. Jackson has also signed on to play a patriotic media mogul.
  • In what amounts to the highest-profile role of his feature career, "House" star Hugh Laurie is in negotiations to play the villain in MGM's remake of RoboCop, which will be distributed by Sony Pictures.

    Source: Variety Hugh Laurie in Talks for 'RoboCop' Villain