House star to play bad guy . . .
Hugh Laurie is apparently in discussions to play the bad guy in the upcoming RoboCop remake which is finally getting off the ground now that MGM has cleared up its financial issues and Elite Squad director José Padilha is onboard.
Laurie will be the CEO of the company that builds RoboCop. Already starring in the movie are Samuel L. Jackson as a TV mogul and Gary Oldman as a corporate scientist. The title character will be played by Joel Kinnaman.
Release date is August 9th, 2013.