RoboCop collars veteran British actress Marianne Jean-Baptiste

Looks like Alex Murphy just collared another body...

Variety has it that Marianne Jean-Baptiste (seen right) is the newest to join forces with MGM and Jose Padilha for ROBOCOP. Word is the veteran British actress will portray the character of Detroit Police Chief, Karen Dean. Murphy better not get too far out of line then, ay?!

Also featuring Joel Kinnaman, Hugh Laurie, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Jay Baruchel, Jennifer Ehle, Abbie Cornish (below), Michael Kenneth Williams and Jackie Earle Haley:

In RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex's life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before.

ROBOCOP serves the streets August 9, 2013.

Extra Tidbit: Think Peter Weller will get a cameo?
Source: Variety



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