Chappie (film)

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Chappie poster.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed by Neill Blomkamp
Produced by Simon Kinberg
Written by
Music by Hans Zimmer
Cinematography Trent Opaloch
Edited by Julian Clarke
Distributed by Columbia Pictures
Release dates
  • March 6, 2015 (2015-03-06)
Country United States
Language English

Chappie (stylized as CHAPPiE) is an upcoming American science fiction film co-written and directed by Neill Blomkamp. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Hugh Jackman, Dev Patel, and Sigourney Weaver, as well Ninja and Yolandi Visser from the rap-rave group Die Antwoord. The film is scheduled to be released on March 6, 2015, by Columbia Pictures.[1] It is basd on Blomkamp's 2004 short film Tetra Vaal.[2]


Chappie, an experimental robot built and designed to learn and feel is kidnapped by local gangsters for their own nefarious gains.




Chappie is Neill Blomkamp's third feature length film as director. He wrote the screenplay along with his wife Terri Tatchell, who also co-wrote District 9. Filming began in the end of October 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa.[5][6] It completed filming in February 2014.[7]


  1. ^ a b c d e Lee, Chris (November 4, 2014). "Watch the trailer for 'Chappie,' Neill Blomkamp's robot adventure". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  2. ^ Clark, Noelene (November 4, 2014). "Trailer: ‘Chappie’ brings Neill Blomkamp’s childlike robot to life". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved December 15, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Hugh Jackman Joins Neill Blomkamp’s Sci-Fi ‘Chappie’". 29 September 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "Sigourney Weaver Joins Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Neill Blomkamp's Chappie Starts Filming, Adds Sigourney Weaver". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Production Begins on Blomkamp's 'Chappie,' Adds Sigourney Weaver". 28 October 2013. Retrieved 29 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "so we just finished shooting our CHAPPIE movie!". 

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