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Electric Hero

Top: Moore explains his invention to a news reporter (Kevin Otto).
Bottom: Blomkamp observes a scene with Otto and Jackman.

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and everybody's happy."
As to the larger-than-life characters of the human variety, the brazenly
confrontational Ninja and the pale,
ethereal Visser called for an especially
vivid color palette, which was coordinated with production designer Jules
Cook and costume designer Diana
Cilliers. And whereas the look of the
majority of the sets leans toward the
realistic, the art department got decidedly more flamboyant with Die
Antwoord's lair.
The location was an abandoned
Soweto power station - which tragically collapsed five months after the
crew filmed there, the result of scavengers' stripping metal from its main
support - in which the fictionalized
rappers have carved out a section. It is
there that Wilson activates Chappie and
where the droid learns to speak, read,
paint and fight. The walls were decorated with blacklight paint and
enhanced with neon-yellow and pink



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