Movie News: Die Antwoord Confirmed For Neill Blomkamp's CHAPPIE

Written by Lewis Frank Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Movie News

A press release announcing that Sony Pictures and Media Rights Capitol will stick by Neill Blomkamp for his next post-ELYSIUM flick, CHAPPIE, has confirmed that it will indeed star the freaky South African cult rap duo Die Antwoord, aka Yo-Landi Vi$$er and Ninja (above). The pair will play gangsters who steal the titular A.I. robot (voiced by regular Blomkamp co-hort, Sharlto Copely) to help with their life of crime. That's it for plot details at the moment, but with shooting scheduled to begin this Fall, expect more soon.

Watch Blomkamp's original short that inspired the sci-fi comedy below…

You must have the Adobe Flash Player installed to view this player.

Blomkamp will direct CHAPPIE from a script he co-wrote with wife Terri Tatchell (DISTRICT 9), and will be produced by the ubiquitous Simon Kinberg (X-MEN FIRST CLASS / STAR WARS EPISODE VII).

Share your comments below or on Twitter @STARBURST_MAG

Find your local Starburst Magazine stockist HERE, or buy direct from us HERE. Our issues are also available as fully interactive iPad editions, loaded with multimedia, and can be downloaded via Apple HERE.

Click Hit-Girl to buy our latest issue...


Suggested Articles:
Earlier this year, it was revealed that Sony Pictures was developing a Spider-Verse of movies based
With Josh Boone’s long-gestating New Mutants recently (finally!) confirming its first two cast mem
As Godzilla: King of the Monsters continues to assemble its cast, it’s now been revealed that Rand
Following Tom Cruise’s recent reveal that a Top Gun sequel is indeed happening, now comes word on
scroll back to top

Add comment

Security code
Refresh

Sign up today!
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner
Banner