Jason Cope as the voice of 'District 9's' lead Prawn Christopher Johnson

Although this must be shared with the CGI team who created the towering mechanized aliens, Cope made the bizarre cy-giberish of the Prawn nation whose spaceship is stranded above Johannesburg, South Africa, almost understandable and remarkably emotional. As Christopher, the leader of the upright lobster brigade, his fractured conversations with Sharlto Copley's beseiged company man Wikus, actually captured the essence of being a stranger in a strange land, and the father-son talks with the little one were priceless.
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