We caught up with Blomkamp to talk about why shooting Chappie was a “god-awful” experience, whether or not robots will one day destroy humanity, and why, when it comes to Alien, he’s planning to give fans exactly what they want.
It was recently suggested that Blomkamp would be "ignoring" the third and fourth Alien films, and instead making a sequel that followed on directly from James Cameron's 1986 Aliens, but the director later clarified that this wasn't, in fact, true.
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Every child comes into the world full of promise, and none more so than Chappie: he is gifted, special, a prodigy.
Like any child, Chappie will come under the influence of his surroundings – some good, some bad – and he will rely on his heart and soul to find his way in the world and become his own man.
But there's one thing that makes Chappie different from anyone else: he is a robot.
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