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The all-new Robocop has its global launch in London

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Reuters

"Robocop" - the part-robot part-policeman brought to life in the now classic 1987 Paul Verhoeven movie - has been given an update.

The sci-fi tale follows the genesis of the first human cybernetic law enforcer.

However, soon his humanity returns and he seeks revenge against the people and the corporation who turned him into a killing machine.

This time, the strong chin in the mask belongs to Swedish actor Joel Kinnaman.

He turned out for the world premiere in London with the rest of the cast, including Australian actress Abbie Cornish, who plays his onscreen wife.

SOUNDBITE: Robocop actor Joel Kinnaman, saying (English):

"The 1987 film, it was futuristic fantasy of how things could be way off in the future but now 2013, 2014 we're... it's not so much science fiction anymore, it's pretty much science."

SOUNDBITE: Robocop actress, Abbie Cornish, saying (English):

"If you research what's going on in regards to technology and drones and robot