After a massive year both commercially and critically with James Mangold’s The Wolverine and the extremely well-received Prisoners respectively alomg with his anti-hero in X-Men: Days of Future Past, Hugh Jackman has surprised his audience by announcing he will soon be appearing in Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming sci-fi comedy Chappie.
The details of Jackman’s rols is not yet out. The movie is expected to hit the theatre in 2015. Apparantly, the film tells the story of a robot, who is stolen by a pair of hoodlums who then plan to use the machine for criminal purposes.
All the familiar filmic elements of Blomkamp’s tastes like science fiction, futuristic landscapes and a largely South African cast exist in the movie. What everybody is looking forward to is his experiment of comedy filmmaking. There seems to be a lot of expectations from the legendary Blomkamp’s ‘Champie’ as the directed has had a great history of hits.