District 9 filmmaker Neill Blomkamp is keeping the details surrounding his new film Chappie pretty close to the vest. All we really know so far is that Die Antwoord is involved, and that it’s basically a comedy about a ridiculous robot.
The filmmaker has offered up one more piece of the puzzle this week, revealing that his short… Continue reading Watch the Short Film That Inspired Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie'
Neill Blomkamp is having a good week. His latest movie, “Elysium,” opened at the top of the box office, and now his next film, “Chappie,” has gotten the green light from Sony and MRC.
“Chappie” centers on a robot with artificial intelligence that is stolen by gangsters who want to use him for their own evil plans… Continue reading Neill Blomkamp's 'Chappie' Is a Go: 'Elysium' Director Lines Up Next Sci-Fi Film
Earlier this month, “Jurassic Park 4” was rumored to be facing extinction after Universal announced the project would be delayed indefinitely to accommodate filmmakers’ ambitious plans for the long-awaited sequel. While the studio put a sunnier spin on the decision — the delay would allow “adequate time to bring audiences the best possible version” of the film, Universal said — some crew members were less optimistic, insinuating on social media… Continue reading Is 'Jurassic Park 4' a Reboot? Yes, According to Sam Neill
There’s a lot of hype that comes out of Comic-Con, and so let the hype machine begin for Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 follow-up Elysium, which brought the loudest roar out of the Hall H crowd that we’ve seen so far. Set in the year 2159, Matt Damon stars as Max, a former criminal trapped on the wasteland that is now earth, working the daily grind… Continue reading Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Blows Up Comic-Con
We know you were already making plans for March of 2013, so be sure to include a note in your schedule that District 9 helmer Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium will now open a week earlier on March 1st. It had been scheduled to open on March 8th, but earlier this week, Disney announced that Sam Raimi’s Oz, the Great and Powerful would be released on that date as well.
Starring Sharlto Copley… Continue reading Neill Blomkamp's Elysium Moved Up a Week