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Comic-Con Video: Matt Damon and Jodi Foster Talk ELYSIUM

July 16, 2012
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"Elysium" director Neill Blomkamp's follow up to his Academy Award-nominated science-fiction drama "District 9" is still about nine months away from its theatrical release, but it is already easily on of the most highly anticipated genre films of 2013.

AMC movie news managing editor John Campes had the opportunity to speak with two of the film's stars, Matt Damon and Jodi Foster, at Comic-Con this weekend.

Take a look at what they had to say about what we can expect from this ambitious film below.

Matt Damon Talks "Elysium" At Comic Con 2012:

Jodie Foster Talks "Elysium" At Comic Con 2012:

Synopsis:

In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard line government official will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn't stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.

Neill Blomkamp directs a cast that includes

"Elysium" opens in AMC Theatres on March 1, 2013.

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