Watch: Featurette Dives into the Future of Neill Blomkamp's Elysium'

July 12, 2013
Source: AOL


We've already seen the most recent, extended and impressive trailer for Elysium, the new sci-fi film from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp. Some early reviews have praised the new film, and it's going to hit IMAX theaters on August 9th around the world. Now a new featurette dives into the world of Elysium, and the dichotomy of a third-world planet with the lush, extravagant space station built for the rich. Matt Damon and Jodie Foster also pop up in the featurette, diving into some brief character details and plot information. This could be another powerful sci-fi film that makes waves like District 9 did. Watch below!

Here's the new making of featurette for Neill Blomkamp's Elyisum, originally from AOL:

Elysium, directed by South African filmmaker Neill Blomkamp (of District 9), focuses on Secretary Rhodes (Foster), a hardened government official, who will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. However, that doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (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. The screenplay was written by Neill Blomkamp. Read more about the film's composer Ryan Amon here. Sony/Columbia has Elysium set to hit theaters on August 9th this summer. You down?

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Reader Feedback - 7 Comments


looks really bad. visuals are cheesy and looks like Jodi what ever her name is is trying to make a rip on her role in contact. pretty sure this is NOT what we were expecting.

James on Jul 12, 2013


Speak for yourself. The film looks fantastic.

Chris Bob on Jul 12, 2013


Looks great and the movie has a real good story!

Andy43 on Jul 13, 2013


Just needs the covenant and we got the cancelled Halo movie. Imagine what could have been!

McWetty on Jul 13, 2013


Haha, I just said elysium looks exactly like the Halo rings!

JBrotsis on Jul 17, 2013



kLO on Jul 13, 2013


Elysium aka Halo rings

JBrotsis on Jul 17, 2013

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