RoboCop now locks sights on Jay Baruchel to play marketing head of OmniCorp

OmniCorp, get ready to meet your new marketing head...

Only a few days after Jackie Earle Haley signed on, THR now has it that Jay Baruchel (above) is the latest to consider joining MGM's ROBOCOP remolding. If he accepts, he'll indeed play the head of marketing for Omnicorp, the company that is building the police cyborg.

Also starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish (below), Jackie Earle Haley and Hugh Laurie:

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 takes back the ave August 9, 2013.

Extra Tidbit: Is Baruchel a good addition?
Source: THR



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