Included in a press release from Studio Canal revealing they had bagged the distribution rights to Robocop in the UK, Germany and France, the first synopsis for the reboot has come online. Things don’t really seem too different from the original, except Alex Murphy is still alive when he becomes Robocop, instead of being dead. Read it below:
In RoboCop, the year is 2029 and multinational conglomerate OmniCorp is at the center of robot technology. Their drones are winning American wars around the globe and now they want to bring this technology to the home front. Alex Murphy is a loving husband, father and good cop doing his best to stem the tide of crime and corruption in Detroit. After he is critically injured in the line of duty, OmniCorp utilizes their remarkable science of robotics to save Alex’s life. He returns to the streets of his beloved city with amazing new abilities, but with issues a regular man has never had to face before.