29 August 2012 7:27 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Michael Keaton is the new Dan O'Herlihy. The "Batman" thesp has signed on to star as OmniCorp CEO Raymond Sellars in MGM/Columbia's upcoming "RoboCop" remake helmed by Jose Padilha ("Elite Squad: The Enemy Within") and starring Joel Kinnaman ("The Killing") in the title role. "House" star Hugh Laurie and Clive Owen had both previously been rumored for the part of the company's leader, who greenlights the program that leads to the creation of the eponymous cyborg. The CEO character was played by the late O'Herlihy in Paul Verhoeven's 1987 original, though given that he was known only as "The Old Man" in »


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