Peter Weller

First trailer for 'RoboCop' remake with Joel Kinnaman

First trailer for 'RoboCop' remake with Joel Kinnaman

Honestly, between the twerking controversy and the "Fifty Shades of Grey" casting uproar, sometimes it's a wonder anyone wants to do anything anymore, lest they incur the scornful wrath of the collective consciousness of the Internet.

That intersection between man and machine is explicitly explored in the first trailer from the upcoming remake of "Robocop." Starring Joel Kinnaman in the role played by Peter Weller in the 1987 original, the new film puts a drone-era twist on the original's story of a wounded man encased in a robotic outfit in hopes of becoming the ultimate tool of law enforcement.

Directed by Brazilian-born filmmaker José Padilha, the...