MGM finds its new 'RoboCop' in 'The Killing' star Joel Kinnaman
'Elite Squad's' Jose Padilha is directing sci-fi remake
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After months of rumors, with potential stars ranging from Michael Fassbender to Russell Crowe, it looks like MGM has finally found their leading man for the upcoming "RoboCop" remake.
Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman, seen on AMC's "The Killing" and in the Denzel Washington-Ryan Reynolds thriller "Safe House," has been tapped to play the troubled cybernetic law enforcer, according to Deadline.com.
The new version will be dIrected by Jose Padilha ("Elite Squad") and written by Joshua Zetumer.
No release date has ben set, but "RoboCop" will likely report for duty sometime in 2013.
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