Elysium is an upcoming science fiction action film written, co-produced and directed by Neill Blomkamp. The film stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, with Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura and Alice Braga appearing in supporting roles. In the year 2154, the very wealthy live on Elysium, a massive high-tech utopian metropolis located in the skies above Earth that is free of crime, war, poverty, hunger and diseases, while everyone else lives on an overpopulated, ruined Earth below. Terminally diagnosed with cancer, 36-year-old Max DeCosta (Matt Damon) is in desperate need to get to Elysium to be cured and he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission which pits him against Elysium’s Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) and her forces. Elysium is out on August 9.
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