Chappie (film)

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Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Produced by Simon Kinberg
Written by Neill Blomkamp
Terri Tatchell
Starring Sharlto Copley
Hugh Jackman
Dev Patel
Sigourney Weaver
Music by Ryan Amon
Cinematography Trent Opaloch
Media Rights Capital
Distributed by TriStar Pictures
Release date(s)
  • March 6, 2015 (2015-03-06)
Country United States
Language English
Budget $60 million (estimated)

Chappie is an upcoming film co-written and directed by Neill Blomkamp. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, and Sigourney Weaver.


After being kidnapped by two criminals during birth, Chappie becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Chappie is a preternaturally gifted prodigy. He also happens to be a robot.




Neill Blomkamp wrote the screenplay along with Terri Tatchell. Filming began in the end of October 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.[3][4] It completed filming in Feb 2014.[5]


  1. ^ "Hugh Jackman Joins Neill Blomkamp’s Sci-Fi ‘Chappie’". 29 September 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sigourney Weaver Joins Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  3. ^ "Neill Blomkamp's Chappie Starts Filming, Adds Sigourney Weaver". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Production Begins on Blomkamp's 'Chappie,' Adds Sigourney Weaver". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "so we just finished shooting our CHAPPIE movie!". 

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