Casting The Killing's Joel Kinnaman as a slightly less robotic Robocop immediately raised eyebrows in Hollywood — "Wait, we cast WHO?" a previous Vulture post imagined Warner Bros. asking — but now that he's been joined by Gary Oldman, this is plain and simple a slam dunk. After all, Oldman has more than earned his crime-fighting chops as Commissioner Gordon in three Batman films, including this year's The Dark Knight Rises. This time around he'll play Norton, the philosophically torn scientist who brings back Kinnaman's character from the brink of death and cyborgs him — if that's not already a verb, it totally should be. We reiterate: a slam dunk, people!
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