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Sigourney Weaver Joins Neill Blomkamp’s Chappie

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 16:  Actress Sigourney Weaver attends God's Love We Deliver 2013 Golden Heart Awards Celebration at Spring Studios on October 16, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Michael Kors)

It was announced today that Sigourney Weaver will round out the cast of Neill Blomkamp's next project, Chappie. The movie, which co-stars Hugh Jackman and Dev Patel, centers on Chappie, a robot (voiced by Sharlto Copley) who's kidnapped (robotnapped?) by two criminals, only to become the adopted child of a weird family. There's no word yet on who Weaver will be playing, but considering her career dealing with aliens, ghosts, and blue aliens, she'll probably be chill.

Photo: Larry Busacca/2013 Getty Images