Samuel L. Jackson will play a powerful media mogul in Jose Padilha's remake of RoboCop. He joins the previously cast Gary Oldman as RoboCop's creator-developer, and then The Killing's Joel Kinnaman plays Alex Murphy, the policeman left for dead and turned into the title character.
Jackson can currently be seen as Nick Fury in The Avengers, and will appear in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained this December. RoboCop has a tentative release date of August 9, 2013.
Speaking of Django Unchained, here's its trailer: