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Elysium: Alice Braga joins the cast

  • Alice Braga has joined the cast of "Elysium" that Neil Blomkamp is directing.
    The film already stars Jodie Foster and Matt Damon.

    Filming will begin in July for a March 1, 2013 release.

Elysium: Fichtner joins the cast

  • William Fichtner has joined the cast of "Elysium", the sci-fi film that Neill Blomkamp is directing.
    He will co-star opposite Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley.
    Filming is set to start in July.

    Wed April 6, 2011 | Source: Variety

Elysium: Sony Pictures to distribute

  • Sony Pictures has acquired distribution rights to "Elysium", the sci-fi film that Neill Blomkamp ("District 9") is directing.

  • Filming is scheduled to begin in July in Vancouver for a late 2012 release.

    Wed January 19, 2011 | Source: Deadline

Elysium: Jodie Foster joins the cast

  • Jodie Foster has joined Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley in the sci-fi film "Elysium".

    The film is being directed by Neill Blomkamp ("District 9") who also wrote the screenplay.

Elysium: Matt Damon in talks to star

  • Matt Damon is in early negotiations to star in "Elysium".

    The cast already includes Sharlto Copley.

    Neill Blomkamp will be directing the sci-fi film that is set in the far future on another planet.

    Fri December 10, 2010 | Source: Deadline

Elysium: Neill Blomkamp to direct

  • Neill Blomkamp ("District 9") will direct "Elysium", a sci-fi feature set in the far future on another planet.

  • Sharlto Copley ("District 9") will star.

    Mon December 6, 2010 | Source: Deadline