Neill Blomkamp casts Sharlto Copley for Elysium follow-up

Blomkamp casts District 9 and Elysium star for sci-fi comedy Chappie

Sharlto Copley as Howling Mad Murdock in The A-Team
Sharlto Copley as Howling Mad Murdock in The A-Team

Sharlto Copley has signed up to star in his District 9 and Elysium director Neill Blomkamp’s third film Chappie.

EW describes the film as “a science fiction comedy in an unusual setting,” but details are scarce, and it has not been revealed who Copley will be playing.

Elysium is released on 20 September in the UK. You can buy District 9 on DVD for £3.47 at Amazon.co.uk