News Bits: Chappie, Cannes, Tammy, Justice

Hugh Jackman has posted a photo of his new mullet look as he begins filming his role in Neill Blomkamp’s “Chappie”. The story follows a kidnapped robot who becomes the adopted son in a strange and dysfunctional family. Sigourney Weaver, Dev Patel and Sharlto Copley also star. [Source: Instagram]

Cannes 2014
New Zealand filmmaker Jane Campion is to preside over the Jury of the next Festival de Cannes. This year’s festival will take place from the 14th to the 25th May. [Source: Screen]

The first photo has gone online of Melissa McCarthy and Susan Surandon playing mother and daughter in the road trip comedy “Tammy”. McCarthy’s husband Ben Falcone makes his directorial debut on the project which also stars Allison Janney, Kathy Bates, Dan Aykroyd and Toni Collette.