‘Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC’ releases CHAPPiE on Blu-ray and DVD formats. An action, science fiction film from director Neill Blomkamp of the District 9 fame, CHAPPiE tells the story of a robot imbued with artificial intelligence who is stolen by two local gangsters who want to use him for their own wicked purposes. CHAPPiE is based on Blomkamp's 2004 short film Tetra Vaal. The screenplay of the movie is written by Blomkamp and Terri Tatchell. The film stars Sharlto Copley, Dev Patel, Hugh Jackman, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Sigourney Weaver and others. In the near future, crime is patrolled by a mechanized police force. But now, the people are fighting back. When one police droid, Chappie, is stolen and given new programming, he becomes the first robot with the ability to think and feel for himself. As powerful, destructive forces start to see Chappie as a danger to mankind and order, they stop at nothing to maintain the status quo and ensure that Chappie is the last of his kind.