The Kidd here...
The last thing I figured would be rebooted for ROBOCOP would be the title character's look. I mean, it's RoboCop. He's an iconic figure as it is, at least to those of us who remember RoboCop and won't be introduced to him in some PG-13 re-do. Why change him just for the sake of changing him? If it ain't broke... right?
Well, that's now how things are looking for the ROBOCOP reboot, being helmed by Jose Padilha. Joel Kinnaman, who'll be taking on the role of Murphy, recently spoke to MTV and dropped some knowledge on how his version of RoboCop will be a little bit different...
"ROBOCOP is going to be a lot more human. The first movie is one of my favorite movies. I love it. Of course, Verhoeven has that very special tone, and it’s not going to have that tone. It’s a re-imagination of it. There’s a lot of stuff from the original. There are some details and throwbacks, but this version is a much better acting piece, for Alex Murphy and especially when he is RoboCop. It's much more challenging."
"It's not going to be jaw action. They’re still working on the suit and how it’s going to look, but the visor is going to be see-through. You’re going to see his eyes."
So basically piss on your work, Peter Weller. It's nothing compared to what Joel Kinnaman is bringing to the role... and, oh, yeah... let's eliminate the parts of RoboCop that actually make him robotic.
Okay, so that might be a bit overdramatic, but... well, is it?
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