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Comic Con: Pics from outside the Con!

It's that time of the year again my friends and the madness has begun as the 2014 SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL has officially kicked into high-gear on this beautiful Wednesday afternoon. The JoBlo team arrived and we went straight to work to bring our loyal fans only the best coverage possible. So stay tuned as we bring you more exclusive coverage over the course of this week...

Sharlto Copley discusses filming Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

I think it's safe to say that Neill Blomkamp knocked our collective socks off with his debut feature film, DISTRICT 9. The genre of Science-Fiction tends to dwell mostly in Science-Fiction-Action, but Blomkamp reminded us that story and character should take precedence, and that you can still get away with some amazing action set-peices too. While his follow-up, ELYSIUM, didn't quite...

Check out the sweet mullet Hugh Jackman will be sporting in Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

Hugh Jackman has posted a new image on his Instagram , revealing the haircut he'll be rocking in Neill Blomkamp 's upcoming sci-fi comedy CHAPPIE. Although it isn't a full Joe Dirt mullet, Jackman's hair is still business in the front, party in the back in the image below. "Day 1 on Chappie! Vincent is born, rocking the mullet. Working with Neill Blomkamp...

Sigourney Weaver boards Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi comedy Chappie

Sigourney Weaver is back to what she does best, a flick of the sci-fi variety. The actress (and one of my heroes) has joined Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE. There were no details on the role she would be playing but we do have a synopsis: "After being kidnapped by two criminals during birth, Chappie becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Chappie is...

Hugh Jackman joins Neill Blomkamp's Chappie with Sharlto Copley and Dev Patel

While talking to Screen Daily , Hugh Jackman confirmed he has been cast in Neill Blomkamp 's follow-up to ELYSIUM, CHAPPIE. The sci-fi film was officially announced in August and Jackman says shooting will start at the beginning of 2014. “I am doing a role in Neill’s new film, called Chappie, which we shoot in Johannesburg. I’m there for a couple of...

Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, starring Sharlto Copley, officially announced with new plot details

Hot on the heels of his successful second pic, ELYSIUM, director Neill Blomkamp has lined up his next feature, CHAPPIE, which is slated to start production this fall. The film will star Blomkamp regular Sharlto Copley , as well as Dev Patel , Ninja, and Yolandi Visser (from the rap group Die Antwoord). The press release also gives specific detail on the story, which sounds a bit...

Dev Patel in early negotiations to star in Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

Looks like Dev Patel is trading one slum for another. THR is reporting that the SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE star is in early talks for the lead in Neill Blomkamp 's CHAPPIE. The upcoming sci-fi movie is based on Blomkamp's 2004 short film TETRA VAAL, a fake commercial for a robotic police force in South Africa. If Patel does sign on he'll be playing a human in a shanty town....

Sharlto Copley to collaborate with Neill Blomkamp once more for Chappie

One of my favorite actors working right now, Sharlto Copley has landed another lead role in a Neill Blomkamp film. Over the weekend, Copley teased the news on his public Facebook page. On that same page, he also called us "very sneaky" for our early screening of Spike Lee's OLDBOY. Hey! We were just curious! Blomkamp's next will be sci-fi comedy CHAPPIE. The details of the...

Neill Blomkamp has already started prep work on Chappie

Last July, we got our first piece of info on Neill Blomkamp 's next, CHAPPIE. With ELYSIUM wrapping at the end of this month, it seems that the director has begun early prep work on his third effort. CHAPPIE will take Blomkamp back to Johannesburg for principal photography. The script was co-written by his wife, Terri Tatchell. That's it for that. We didn't learn anything new...
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