Posted on Monday, November 4th, 2013 by Russ Fischer
Things have gone pretty quiet around the reboot of RoboCop since the premiere of the first trailer a couple months ago. That might be a smart move; rather than inundating people with info and images, the marketing campaign has been low-key, feeding the interest and curiosity people have for the film. That trailer was among the most-viewed we’ve posted in the latter half of this year.
Now, however, there’s a new trailer on the way, and before that debut later this week we’ve got a bunch of new images. You can check them out below.
These pics come from the film’s official Facebook page. You’ll see a couple of the “Leaders of Omnicorp,” including Dr. Dennett Norton, expert in bio-mechatronics (Gary Oldman, looking in one pic quite like original RoboCop Peter Weller) and Liz Kline, Head of Legal Affairs, who “makes problems disappear, played by Jennifer Ehle. There’s also Maddox (Jackie Earl Haley), the company’s top robot combat engineer, and Samuel L. Jackson as political and cultural commentator Pat Novak.
RoboCop was directed by Jose Padilha. It opens on February 12, 2014.
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