POLL: Holy Latex Rash! Does The New Robocop Exo-Skeleton Look Too Much Like The Batsuit?
Well, I don't see any latex nipple protrusions, but our sister site Deadline makes an interesting point. After posting an exclusive ComingSoon.net shot of Joel Kinnaman in the new black RoboCop suit for Jose Padilha's remake, Deadline noted that "The outfit does kinda have a Tim Burton's Batman feel to it — a far cry from Peter Weller's metallic get-up in the original. So, we'd like to put the question to you. Does the RoboCop 2.0 suit remind you too much of a certain Caped Crusader's black get-up? Take the poll after the jump. RoboCop hits theaters on Aug. 9, 2013. So, the good news is, even if you don't like it, you have time to get used to it. Oh yes, and one clarifying point about the nipples: as our commenter "Horrified" points out, those design details weren't added until Joel Schumacher took the reins from Burton to direct Batman Forever and Batman & Robin.)Padilha's update also stars Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish, Jackie Earle Haley and Jennifer Ehle, Josh Zetumer and Nick Schenk wrote the re-boot script. Set in 2028, Kinnaman plays a Detroit cop seriously messed up in the line of duty. After the multinational, morally bankrupt Omnicorp saves his life and gives him super-human abilities — see suit, above — the newly christened RoboCop opens a can of whoop-ass on Detroit's criminal element, and, if the new story follows the old, his very creators.
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