Pedro Bromfman has officially been hired to score the upcoming RoboCop remake. The film is directed by Jose Padhila and stars Joel Kinnaman in the title role as a Detroit police office who’s transformed into RoboCop after he’s murdered while on duty. Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Jay Baruchel, Abbie Cornish, John Paul Ruttan, Jackie Earle Haley, Jennifer Ehle and Marianne Jean-Baptiste are co-starring. Eric Newman & Marc Abraham (Children of Men, Dawn of the Dead) and Roger Birnbaum (Wanted, Rush Hour) & Gary Barber (True Romance) are producing the Strike Entertainment, MGM and Columbia Pictures production. The film is a remake of the 1987 classic film directed by Paul Verhoeven, which featured a score by Basil Poledouris. Bromfman has previously scored Padhila’s critically acclaimed Elite Squad features. RoboCop marks the Brazilian composer’s first major Hollywood studio scoring assignment. The film is currently in post-production and is set to be released on February 7, 2014 by Sony Pictures.