Hugh Jackman has joined Neil Blomkamp’s latest, “Chappie”, according to Deadline.

The “Elysium” director’s next tells of an android cop (Blomkamp regular Sharlto Copley) who is kidnapped by gangsters (Yo-Landi Visser and Ninja).

Jackman plays Dev Patel’s rival in the movie.

The Australian actor is currently winning raves for his role in “Prisoners”.