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The Killing's Joel Kinnaman Gets 'Robocop' Offer

I’m told that MGM is making an offer to Joel Kinnaman to play the title role in its Robocop remake. The film’s being directed by Jose Padilha, helmer of two action packed installments of Elite Squad. Kinnaman, who’d take the role originated by Peter Weller, most recently turned in a memorable performance in Safe House opposite Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds. He burst on the scene in the AMC series The Killing. Before that he starred in Snabba Cash, which was directed by Safe House helmer Daniel Espinosa.

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alycakes4040d ago

He's good...not as well known and i thougt they were going to get someone else but he may just turn out to be the best choice for them. I really liked him in The Killing.

He's also done some other character parts in movies but I don't think I remember him in anything really big.