Looks like Rorschach will be the guy training the next RoboCop

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Dec 17, 2012

It seems like more and more folks sign on to Jose Padilha's new RoboCop remake every day, and now another sci-fi vet has joined the project. Who watches RoboCop? A Watchman, that's who.

Jackie Earle Haley, who had a classically awesome turn as Rorschach in the 2009 big-screen adaptation of Watchmen, will reportedly play Maddox, the man who trains the new Alex Murphy, played by Joel Kinnaman.

Haley joins a cast already stacked with sci-fi vets, including Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish and Hugh Laurie.

This is definitely an interesting pick, and Haley seems like the perfect guy for a seasoned vet. After his unforgettable take on Rorschach, Haley has carved out a niche with a co-starring role on Fox's short-lived Human Target, the new A Nightmare on Elm Street and the recent Dark Shadows remake.

What do you think about the news? Will Haley be a good fit for the RoboCop remake?

(Via Examiner)

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