Michael Keaton replaces Hugh Laurie as villain in ‘Robocop’ remake

Hugh Laurie recently stepped away from the villain role in Jose Padilha’s Robocop remake, which is a project the director is already describing as “hell.” Now it appears a good sign for production has arrived at last, as Michael Keaton has replaced Laurie in the role of Raymond Sellars, CEO of the company behind Robocop.