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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...

Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net:District 9, Wolverine, The Worlds End

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...

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...

Top 10 Movie Trailers of 2013

Movie Trailers serve a singular purpose: to convince you to sit your ass in a dark room and be transported to another time, place, or existence. With the Director at the helm and the cast and crew taking us on a voyage, the trailer is that which convinces us to invest our hard earned time and money to go on their cinematic journey. Some trailers oversell the movie and leave the final product...

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...

C'mon Hollywood: Tighten up your science fiction characters (and logic)!

SPOILER WARNING: Details of this year’s OBLIVION , PACIFIC RIM, and ELYSIUM will be discussed here. Proceed at your own peril (this includes images). Last year, a little movie called PROMETHEUS came out, an anxiously anticipated sci-fi prequel to the ALIEN franchise, directed by Ridley Scott . Fans rabidly awaited its release, and when it finally arrived, they were...

The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Elysium

It's hard to believe that the summer blockbuster season is nearing it's end. Whether you've loved or hated the movies that have come out this year, there's been a lot to talk about. This week, we're going to chat about one of the last big movies of the summer. It just so happens it is one of the movies that many of us have been anticipating very heavily. I'm talking about...

Neill Blomkamp adds Marvel and DC superheroes to his list of projects he will probably never direct

Neill Blomkamp often tops lists of directors fans dream of tackling projects featuring superheroes or classic science fiction icons. And who can blame them? With DISTRICT 9 blowing us away and ELYSIUM looking damn good, too, why wouldn't you want a guy this talented to tackle a dream project? Blomkamp, unfortunately, is not interested in helming STAR WARS or STAR TREK and...

New red-band clip from Elysium and watch Matt Damon ask a girl out for dinner

A couple of new clips for you this morning from ELYSIUM. Neill Blomkamp 's highly anticipated follow-up to DISTRICT 9 is out in a couple of days, and it's going to be interesting to see how well it plays in theaters. Internet buzz has been strong but that's never a guarantee (PACIFIC RIM anyone?), and the sci-fi film will be competing with three other new releases for...

Our exclusive 1:1 interview with Elysium's Matt Damon talking sci-fi movie faves (Blade Runner..), Neill Blomkamp...

Matt Damon plays a man who only has a few days to live in ELYSIUM, the latest sci-fi adventure from director Neill Blomkamp (DISTRICT 9). Sporting a bald head and a spiffy exosuit for much of the film, Damon's "Max" is something of a final hope for a poor society on the verge of extinction while the 1% of humanity's wealthiest people live in a cushy space station called "Elysium."...
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