Columbia Pictures and MGM have just unleashed the beginning of its viral marketing campaign for the upcoming reboot of the Robocop franchise. In this video we see the brand-new tech from the Omnicorp Company, the futuristic security firm that was the overarching evil from the original. Obsessed with securing the country at any cost, Omnicorp was a satire of the faceless corporations of the Reagan administration when it debuted in the first Robocop in 1987.
Starring Joel Kinnaman (The Killing), this reboot of Robocop is looking to update the mythos for a modern audience. There is no telling if it will be filled with the same kind of social commentary of the original, but we can't imagine the series without it, honestly. The movie also stars Hugh Laurie, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, and Abbie Cornish.
Robocop will hit theaters on August 9, 2013.
[via Indie Wire]