EXCLUSIVE: Jackie Earle Haley is signing on to star in the Robocop remake that Jose Padilha will direct with Joel Kinnaman playing the title character. Haley will play Maddox, the guy who dispenses the military training to Robocop. Gary Oldman, Hugh Laurie, Samuel L. Jackson and Abbie Cornish are also set and actors including Jay Baruchel are circling the final leads.
Haley was most recently seen in Dark Shadows and next up is the Steven Spielberg-directed Lincoln. Haley is repped by WME and managed by Leslie Allen Rice.
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