Robocop reboot gains Jackie Earle Haley

Watchmen star Jackie Earle Haley joins the cast of José Padilha’s RoboCop, in cinemas 9 August 2013.

Jackie Earle Healy Robocop
Jackie Earle Healy Robocop
Jackie Earle Haley as Rorschach in Zack Synder’s Watchmen

According to Deadline, Watchmen and Dark Shadows star Jackie Earle Haley has joined the cast of Elite Force director José Padilha’s Robocop reboot, playing Maddox, “the guy who dispenses the military training to RoboCop.”

As if Padilha wasn’t in danger of courting controversy enough for RoboCop’s fascist subtext, here’s Rorschach to really add fuel to the fire!