New ELYSIUM Featurette

By AMC July 15, 2013

We are all eagerly anticipating the release of Neill Blomkamp's new sci-fi epic "Elysium". Following the success of his widely popular "District 9", the film deals with a variety of relevant and political themes, revolving around social segregation and over-population. A new featurette has been released for the film, which includes commentaries from Blomkamp and stars Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. Blomkamp regular Sharlto Copley also stars in the film as the antagonist and looks pretty badass.

Synopsis: In the year 2154, 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 planet. The people of Earth are desperate to escape the crime and poverty that is now rampant throughout the land. The only man with the chance to bring equality to these worlds is Max (Matt Damon), an ordinary guy in desperate need to get to Elysium. With his life hanging in the balance, he reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission -- one that pits him against Elysium's Secretary Delacourt (Jodie Foster) and her hard-line forces -- but if he succeeds, he could save not only his own life, but millions of people on Earth as well.

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"Elysium" opens in AMC Theatres on August 9th.

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