Sigourney Weaver Rounds Out Cast of Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’

Hugh Jackman and Dev Patel also on board to star

Sigourney Weaver has joined the cast of Sony and MRC’s “Chappie,” directed by Neill Blomkamp.

Story follows a robot named Chappie who is kidnapped by two criminals and becomes the adopted son of a very strange and dysfunctional family. Sharlto Copley stars as the voice of Chappie. Hugh Jackman and Dev Patel also star.

Production is currently underway.

“Chappie” will be co-produced and co-financed by Sony Pictures and MRC; the film will be marketed and distributed worldwide by Sony Pictures.

The UTA-repped Weaver is currently shooting the Fox pic “Exodus.”

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