Neill Blomkamp Wants Sci-fi Comedy, Chappie To Be His Next

Whatever cinematic road Neill Blomkamp wants to take, I will follow. I was deeply impressed the first time I saw DISTRICT 9. If the footage shown at Comic-Con is as great as everyone says it is, then we are in for a real treat. We still don't get to see ELYSIUM until 2013, but that doesn't mean that Blomkamp is slowing down.

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    11/4/2014 - 6:58 am | View Link
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    03/1/2014 - 7:14 am | View Link
  • Sigourney Weaver boards Neill Blomkamp's sci-fi comedy Chappie
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    08/14/2013 - 5:26 am | View Link
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    05/26/2015 - 4:36 am | View Website
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    05/25/2015 - 11:13 pm | View Website
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    05/25/2015 - 8:50 pm | View Website
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    05/25/2015 - 5:16 pm | View Website
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    05/25/2015 - 4:33 pm | View Website
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