Rorschach Jackie Earle Haley Joins Robocop Cast; Jay Baruchel In Talks



The Robocop reboot has added a new cast member with Jackie Earle Haley.

Of course, Haley is known to comic book enthusiasts as Rorschach in the Zack Snyder-directed The Watchmen movie, as well as Freddie Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street remake, and appeared on the TV series Human Target, the recent Dark Shadows movie, and was Kelly in the Bad News Bears.

Haley will be playing the man who dispenses the military training to Robocop, Maddox, according to Deadline.

In addition to the news of the Jackie Earle Haley casting, it is being reported that Jay Baruchel (How to Train Your Dragon 2, Cosmopolis, Being Human) is in talks for a role.

Robocop, directed by Jose Padilha, August 9th, 2013 stars Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson, Abbie Cornish and Hugh Laurie.