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Promo banner & poster for Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, starring Sharlto Copley

I'm a Neill Blomkamp fan. I consider his DISTRICT 9 to be one of the very best films (of any genre) I've seen in the past decade, and while views on his Matt Damon-starring ELYSIUM were split, I found it to be highly engaging and enjoyable. That's why I'm very intrigued by his upcoming CHAPPIE, a sci-fi flick that stars Hugh Jackman, Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel, and...

Sigourney Weaver lands a role in Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

We've got a little casting news to throw you folks regarding Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi flick CHAPPIE. THR reports, Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast of Neill Blomkamp's newest sci-fi movie, Chappie, just as production gets underway in Johannesburg, South Africa. Right on! She will be joining the previously mentioned Sharlto Copley, who is voicing Chappie, as well as...

Blomkamp's Chappie adds Jose Pablo Cantillo

Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE is moving right along as it adds another star to its cast with Jose Pablo Cantillo (above left). Cantillo will play a gangster named Yankie who hopes to use the titular robot for his own gain. If you're a fan of AMC's "The Walking Dead" then you'll no doubt recognize Cantillo as he played the character of Caesar, one of the...

Neill Blomkamp's Chappie gets a release date

It was only last week that we learned of Neill Blomkamp's upcoming sci-fi flick CHAPPIE , and now we've got a release date for the film that is being described as a mixture of both ROBOCOP and E.T. Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC have also just recently announced that they would lend a hand in producing and financing Blomkamp's next venture into the sci-fi genre with...

Neill Blomkamp compares his next film, Chappie, to Robocop and E.T.

While ELYSIUM opens across the globe and divides genre fans, director Neill Blomkamp is already hard at work on his follow-up, a sci-fi action-comedy called CHAPPIE . It was announced the other day that Sony Pictures Entertainment and MRC, the studio and financier behind ELYSIUM, are re-teaming with Blomkamp on the project, which begins shooting this fall. Chappie tells the...
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