Peter Weller Reprises His ‘RoboCop’ Role in Bizarre KFC Ads

/Film | 2/21/2019 | Ben Pearson
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District 9 director Neill Blomkamp is currently developing a new RoboCop movie, and last summer, he made headlines when he said that actor Peter Weller, who played the character in the original movie and its first sequel, should step back into the suit once again.

Now Weller is back as RoboCop – not in the new movie (yet), but in a series of bizarre commercials for KFC. If you’ve always wanted to see RoboCop interrupt a random family’s movie night and threaten their lives if they don’t try his chicken, today’s your lucky day.

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KFC is known for its odd campaign of replacing the TV “Colonel Sanders” spokesperson every so often, but they’ve taken things to new levels of weird by hiring the fictional character of RoboCop. They’ve even outfitted him with the Colonel’s goofy facial hair.

Here’s the ad where he threatens a family in their home:

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In this one, RoboCop ignores a robbery in progress and instead hurls a piece of chicken into the mouth of a “hungry boy” who is actually a grown man:

Here he is at a fancy dinner party, where it looks like he’s about to freak out and murder the entire table of dinner guests, but then stops himself at the last second:

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