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Hugh Laurie is in talks to join the RoboCop remake. The House actor and musician is believed to be eyeing a key role in MGM's update of the Paul Verhoeven sci-fi movie. Laurie is in negotiations to portray the CEO of Omni Corp, the company which is responsible for creating RoboCop. According to Variety, the character is described as "cold and sarcastic". RoboCop will star Joel Kinnaman (The Killing, Safe House) in the title role. Samuel L Jackson was cast in the movie last week as powerful TV mogul Pat Novak. Gary (more) »

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