The first TV spot for RoboCop has arrived and it finds Samuel L. Jackson setting up the movie pretty well in a monologue. “What if I told you that even the worst neighborhoods could be made completely safe?” Gee, wonder how that’s possible? Maybe… because of RoboCop!
The remake of the 1980s classic had us seriously intrigued from that first RoboCop trailer, and even the casting of Joel Kinnaman was spot on. The film lands February 12 and also stars Gary Oldman and Michael Keaton.
It’s the year 2028 and crime has run rampant in America. But, OmniCorp has a vision for the future that imagines human-robot police hybrids patrolling our city’s streets -- an entity that puts the bad guys away through whatever form of justice is required. When Kinnaman’s Detroit cop is inches from death after a car bomb, he is inserted into the first RoboCop and that OmniCorp dream gets closer to a reality.
But… at what cost?