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First pictures of new Robocop appear online. Shudder.

September 17th, 2012 by Marc 2 Comments

We posted this at the weekend on our Facebook and Twitter pages and it’s been so busy that we forgot to post them here, sorry… but we got all flustered.

Yes, the remake/reboot that we hated, then loved a little, then hated, has now firmly placed us on the side of…SERIOUSLY!?

Here are the first pictures of Robocop circa 2013. Yes, Joel Kinnaman has been photographed by the guys at coming soon and here he is in all his, em, glory.

Looking more like Christopher Nolan’s Batman – only without the cape – we aren’t impressed. He looks more like a man in SWAT gear than the cyborg we love from Paul Verhoeven’s classic.

And what’s with the exposed hand? Is this a nod to the line in the original movie where Bob Morton asks why he has a human arm? Or has Kinnaman simply removed the glove for another reason?

We like the design, it’s sleek and pretty cool – it just ain’t Robocop as our comparison below shows.

What do you guys think?

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….