'RoboCop' Set Photos Offer Detailed Look at Murphy's S.W.A.T. Suit

Jose Padilha's remake of the 1987 cult classic will shoot in Detroit after being approved for Tax incentives.
A few more RoboCop set photos have trickled in featuring Joel Kinnaman in his black S.W.A.T. amour. While these are pretty similar to the ones we've seen in the recent past, we do get a closer look at some of the detail that has gone into this cyber-costume, and we can clearly see the OmniCorp logo imprinted on his chest. José Padilha continues to shoot this reboot in Canada, swapping Detroit for the cold streets of Toronto. Look on as RoboCop takes his futuristic motorcycle to the streets, then read on for some quick and interesting news about the movie's shooting location!

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In related news, there's been a mild controversy over the fact that RoboCop, which is set in Detroit, is shooting in Toronto. Well, now, it has been announced that the cast and crew are heading to Michigan after all, having been approved for $294,000 in incentives on $1 million in anticipated in-state spending. Like the original, parts of the movie, mostly exterior shots, will actually be shot in Detroit, with the rest of this rebooted adventure continuing to film in Canada.

RoboCop was released February 12th, 2014 and stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley, Michael K. Williams, Jennifer Ehle, Jay Baruchel. The film is directed by José Padilha.


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  1. Vanboy

    You know, the Robocop teaser banner actually confirms that we haven't seen Robocop yet.

    2 years agoby @vanboyFlag

  2. Vanboy

    @Mutant, Yeah that's what I usually do, stick with the originals. I still haven't seen the new Halloween movies and don't plan on it. Knowing Rob Zombie, he replaced the classic, creepy John Carpenter score with death metal crap, and made Michael Myers run fast to kill his victims instead of the creepy slow-paced stalk of "The Shape".

    We all know that, more times than not, Hollywood sifts out what we've all loved about the originals (to make "their vision") and creates something that's the original in name only and leaves us feeling alienated and violated by Hollywood, because they've stollen what we've loved for years and changed it into something else, it fails and it's no longer anybodys. I honestly hope they've tricked us and this armor is actually his police uniform. The armor is not up to Robocop level, but it surpasses the police body armor in the original. I hope we haven't actually seen Robocop yet. I'm keeping my fingers tightly crossed. And again, I hope Ed-209 is still only ten feet tall. I wonder if this version will be more gory and we will actually see the only part of Alex that they saved as he becomes Robocop.

    2 years agoby @vanboyFlag

  3. Roberto Mata

    @supermanvenom The Film looks very promising, that's for sure.

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  4. Jimthar

    yeah is this him as robocop or is he in swat armor before he BECOMES robocop? remember, even in the original murphy had body armor on before he got killed.

    2 years agoby @jimtharFlag

  5. Brian Rogers

    I dont know much of the project. Is the SWAT suit supposed the be the Robocop armor?

    2 years agoby @Brian-RogersFlag

  6. supermanvenom

    @Roberto-Mata That's what i'm thinking. And in a lot of pics if you notice one of his hands isn't covered. So i dunno whats going on with it.

    2 years agoby @supermanvenomFlag

  7. Zack0Lantern

    These photos don't entice me to see the movie. They just seem like "Hey, look. We can cover a guy in shiny armor and still keep him limber enough to straddle a bike." The original RoboCop was kind of intimidating, but this looks like an elaborate cosplay to me. They should have done something that would catch people off-guard instead of going the predictable route by just covering the dude in randomly shaped bits of armor and sticking the helmet on top to make it look Robocop-y.

    2 years agoby @Zack0LanternFlag

  8. Roberto Mata

    @Roberto-Mata not like Iron Man of course, but he needs the suit to live a la Darth Vader, maybe

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  9. Roberto Mata

    @supermanvenom maybe the storyline is more realistic, and it's just him in a special suit of armor

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  10. Xenon

    remake, reboot, rehash, re-image, it's all the same.
    It's all about money in the end, do we need any of that... no.
    It's an attention grab, 'Ohhh, we haven't seen Jason in a while or Robocop or whatever. Lets remake it'
    What Hollywood isn't paying attention to is the original fans of any franchise.
    Just because they can doesn't mean they should.

    2 years agoby @xenon56Flag

  11. Xenon

    @pbcritical that's the thing about the original, it wasn't meant to be about speed. It's like saying Jason Vortees was too slow in walking, in Jason's case he was dead. Dead men don't walk fast.
    In the case with Robocop, with all the heavy metal on you would walk slow too. Criminals rushed to him or stood up to him only to die in the attempt.
    I'll watch this to see what it's like but if it fails in the attempt, then I'll stick with the original.

    2 years agoby @xenon56Flag

  12. thedude-abides

    Very...metro.

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  13. Pbcritical

    I kinda want to watch this version. I know the original is a classic but I never really got into the Robocop trilogy. I found that the original robocop was too slow and bulky to be pratical for fighting crime in the real world. Plus the original Robocop was so shiny that he really stood out. I feel that this verison will be more fast and cool. But will wait and see regardless.

    2 years agoby @pbcriticalFlag

  14. supermanvenom

    @Roberto-Mata I think its staying this way. To me it doesn't look like the first one where he's part robot. I think its more of just him in a suit.

    2 years agoby @supermanvenomFlag

  15. Bane5000

    The only bright light i see about this movie is that we'll get to see Michael Keaton play the villian

    2 years agoby @bane5000Flag

  16. Roberto Mata

    @supermanvenom that's true, maybe they will put CGI on the suit, to make it look more like a robot than an armor.

    2 years agoby @Roberto-MataFlag

  17. supermanvenom

    Looks cool. But it does look a lot like batman's suit.

    2 years agoby @supermanvenomFlag

  18. EvilWhiteMale

    Maybe they can still CGI the suit.

    2 years agoby @evilwhitemaleFlag

  19. Seiya

    The suit...more like an armor than robot.

    2 years agoby @seiyaFlag

  20. SherlockHolmes2009

    The suit is so/so

    2 years agoby @SherlockHolmes2009Flag

  21. justinishulk

    @bane5000 agreed... don't like it at all but we will see how the trailer turn out...

    2 years agoby @justinishulkFlag

  22. JasonKat

    Put a batman head piece on there and you got a new batsuit, lol
    So this is supose to be metal isnt it? i wonder who would win, iron man vs robocop. lol

    2 years agoby @jasonkatFlag

  23. Gandoff

    Funny... The suit looks just like the one used on GI-Joe, as special weapons by Duke and Ripcord. Hated by many there. But loved in a reboot here. Yea, makes more sense in this movie compared to GI-Joe, but still. lol... Was not looking forward to this movie. Basically cause I am not fan of reboots of movies not that old. But some clips shown so far does look cool. Wait for a real comment after a trailer.

    2 years agoby @gandoffFlag

  24. u1sart

    That suit looks crazy.. i am pumped for this.. as well as the video game!!!

    2 years agoby @u1sartFlag

  25. CUPID

    Suit looks awesome!!!!

    2 years agoby @cupidFlag

  26. TheDude1

    Suit still sucks.

    2 years agoby @thedude1Flag

  27. Replicant

    I'm getting really excited for this... Like the suit, and love the bike.

    2 years agoby @felipe-11Flag

  28. ROFLitschristian

    I'm really liking the suit, actually.

    2 years agoby @ROFLitschristianFlag

  29. Bane5000

    ...still dont like the suit

    2 years agoby @bane5000Flag