In a press release about how Studio Canal acquired the foreign distribution rights to the upcoming remake of “Robocop,” a new plot synopsis was revealed.
Synopsis: The year is 2029 and the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their planes are winning America’s wars around the world and now want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and a good cop doing everything possible to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is seriously injured while performing his duty, OmniCorp uses his extraordinary science of robotics to save the life of Alex. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new skills, but with problems that an ordinary man has never had to face.
The new film is directed by Jose Padilha (Elite Squad) and stars Joel Kinnaman (“The Killing“) as the title character, Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight Rises) as the scientist who created RoboCop, and Samuel L. Jackson (The Avengers).