A remake of the original film and a reboot of the franchise set for release in 2014. The film is directed by Brazilian filmmaker Jos Padilha and will star Joel Kinnaman in the title role, with Gary Oldman and Samuel L. Jackson co-starring in supporting roles. According to Kinnaman, the film will be a reimagination of the original story, with bits and pieces catering to fans of the original film. In July 2012, a viral website for the fictional OmniCorp was opened to promote the film. Two months later in September, MGM and Columbia Pictures released the official film plot:
In RoboCop, the year is 2028 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy (Kinnaman) 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 Alexs 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.