Deadline is reporting that Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast of writer-director Neil Blomkamp’s Chappie. The Oscar nominee joins a cast that already includes Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Brandon Auret, Ninja and Yolandi Visser of the South African … Continue reading

Sigourney Weaver joins Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’

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Deadline is reporting that Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast of writer-director Neil Blomkamp’s Chappie. The Oscar nominee joins a cast that already includes Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Brandon Auret, Ninja and Yolandi Visser of the South African rap duo Die Antwoord and Sharlto Copley who is voicing the title character Chappie.

Chappie was written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell. I tells the story of the “preternaturally gifted robot Chappie, who’s kidnapped by two criminals during birth.”

Filming is underway in Johannesburg, South Africa.

SOURCE: Deadline

 

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  • Reymondo Leon

    Neil, please make a movie without:
    Robots
    South Africa
    Sharlto Copley

  • imautobot

    So, without anything cool or culterally different?

  • Reymondo Leon

    So those are the only cool, culturally different things in the world?