According to The Hollywood Reporter, veteran actor Samuel L. Jackson is joining the cast of Sonyâ€™s remake of â€œRobocop.â€
He will join Joel Kinnaman (â€œThe Killingâ€) who will play the cop Alex Murphy and later becomes the half-man half-cyborg officer Robocop. Gary Oldman also joined the cast as the scientist who created Robocop.
Jackson will play Pat Novak, a very charismatic media mogul executive.
He was recently since in this summerâ€™s blockbuster hit â€œMarvelâ€™s The Avengers.â€ And heâ€™ll be appearing as a villain in the upcoming Quentin Tarantino-directed â€œDjango Unchained.â€
â€œRobocopâ€ remake will begin shooting in Toronto around September with a theater release date towards next summer.