Abbie Cornish Doesn't Know Her Husband is 'RoboCop' in Remake

June 8, 2012
Source: Deadline

Abbie Cornish

The remake of RoboCop at MGM is coming together pretty damn quickly. Of course, AMC's "The Killing" star Joel Kinnaman has been cast as the title cyborg cop for awhile, but in recent weeks, Gary Oldman has been lined up to play the scientist responsible for bringing police officer Alex Murphy back to life as RoboCop and Samuel L. Jackson is in talks to play Pat Novak, a charismatic TV mogul and a powerful force in the world in which RoboCop is set. Now another cast member has been lined up as Deadline says Abbie Cornish (Sucker Punch, Limitless) will play Murhpy's wife, led to believe her husband is actually dead.

As of now, we're still not sure what kind of villain RoboCop will be dealing with, or anything beyond the plot outside of Murphy being turned into RoboCop. But considering the characters who have been revealed so far, I think it will be drastically different from Paul Verhoeven's original 1987 sci-fi film. Jose Padilha will have quite a high profile title to make his Hollywood debut after putting together some kick-ass action with the Elite Squad franchise. We're not sure how many more pivotal roles need to be filled, but there has to be a villain turning up sooner or later so stay tuned.

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Reader Feedback - 6 Comments


....damn, that's an intense stare!

bat0u on Jun 8, 2012


Her stare is mesmerizing me O_O, haha hopefully this remake gets to be a good one.

Fidel Reyes on Jun 8, 2012


.............uh huh...........yeah..........eyes..........

Jericho on Jun 8, 2012


ethan, - her performance,(along with heath ledgers) in "candy" was outstanding........check it out.

beevis on Jun 9, 2012


This remake is a waste of time.

max on Jun 9, 2012


 The original was a waste of time. I never have understood all the love.

Bl00dwerK on Jun 11, 2012

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