chappie Archives

Could Chappie End up in Apex Legends? Maybe
Apparently the success of Apex Legends has fans asking Blomkamp if he'd be willing to see the title character from his robotic sci-fi romp Chappie end up in the game. His answer? Lotta people asking me this I am down yes — Neill Blomkamp (@NeillBlomkamp) February 16, 2019 The weirder bit comes from Respawn Entertainment CEO Vince Zampella, who is also[...]
Neill Blomkamp Isn't Making Chappie 2 So Please Stop Asking Him
Neill Blomkamp's Chappie is a pretty devisive film While a lot of people think it is a bit of a misfire, it does have a bit of a cult following I saw it grace lower down on a handful film of the year lists last year, for example. To illustrate, it seems one fan is very[...]
Preview The Reader-Inclusive Engines Of Extinction Set In A Clandestine Arms Race
Alone, broken, and on the run, Greyhound has done the unthinkable in his desperation — he's gone whistleblower and he's turned to you for help. Engines of Extinction is a six-episode epistolary novel from journalist Chris Martin (Modern American Snipers, Beyond Neptune Spear, Shaping the World from the Shadows) and artist Ben Mauro (Chappie, Lucy, Call[...]
"Not My Fault" – Clip From Neill Blomkamp's Chappie
Sony has released a clip from the upcoming film Chappie, directed by Neill Blomkamp The film stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel and Hugh Jackman (with a mullet) Blomkamp is known for having directed District 9 and the other day he announced that he will be doing an Aliens film next via instagram.   Um… So I think[...]
New Chappie Trailer Has A More Intense Feel
Sony Pictures has released a new trailer for their upcoming film Chappie about a police robot who becomes sentient The film is directed by Neil Blomkamp (District 9 and Elysium) and stars Sharlto Copley (Powers), Dev Patel (Newsroom), Sigourney Weaver (Aliens) and Hugh Jackman (X-Men). An earlier trailer for the film seemed to focus more on the[...]
Learning More About Neill Blomkamp's Chappie, Starring Hugh Jackman
Courtesy of Gentle Giant, we get some new information about Neill Blomkamp's upcoming movie, CHAPPiE. In the midst of rising crime and losses among the Royal South African Police, TetraVaal has introduced the successful SCOUT program to combat the deadly criminal elements that operate throughout the country. Since the introduction of the Scouts, crime has plummeted, the police[...]
Meet Chappie – The First Artificially Intelligent Robot
Chappie is a new movie from Neill Blomkamp (District 9) and focuses on a child-like artificially intelligent robot that grows and reacts to the people and environment around it The film stars Hugh Jackman (The Wolverine), Sigourney Weaver (Aliens), Dev Patel (the Newsroom) and Sharlto Copley (Powers) as Chappie. Chappie opens in theaters March 6, 2015 [youtube][/youtube] [...]
Neill Blomkamp's Chappie Is Going Forward, Official Plot Blurb Released
I'm pretty excited about it. And buzz hitting its peak for that film, this seems a decent time for Sony and MRC to announce they're also backing Blomkamp's next movie, Chappie. Blomkamp has been subject to a lot of speculation around big spacey franchises for a while, but it seems that – at least at the moment –[...]
Neill Blomkamp's Robot Cop Movie Chappie Frames Up Dev Patel As Human Lead
According to The Hollywood Reporter Dev Patel may be in line to play the lead role in Neil Blomkamp's Chappie, Blomkamp's next film after Elysium. Chappie is based on a short Blomkamp made in 2004, entitled Tetra Vaal The short is just over a minute and a half and is a faux advertisement for a robot police[...]