New ELYSIUM Blu-Ray Featurette Released; "Casting Matt Damon"

Ahead of the release of Elysium on DVD and Blu-ray this Tuesday, another brief excerpt from one of the featurettes has been releasef, this time focusing on Neill Blomkamp's decision to cast Matt Damon (The Adjustment Bureau) as Max. Hit the jump to check it out!

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By Josh Wilding - 12/14/2013







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.


STARRING:

Matt Damon as Max Da Costa
Jodie Foster as Secretary Delacourt
Sharlto Copley as Kruger
Wagner Moura as Spider
Alice Braga as Frey
Diego Luna as Julio
William Fichtner as John Carlyle
Faran Tahir as Minister Patel

RELEASE DATE: December 17th, 2013.
Source: USA Today
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four20smoke - 12/14/2013, 3:15 AM
it wasn't bad. it'll do good with dvd sales...
InfiniteMonkey - 12/14/2013, 5:44 AM
Liked this movie.
I can't wait to see Neill's next.
Magnus66 - 12/14/2013, 6:34 AM
I enjoyed this movie. I'd pick it up on DVD. It would be worth another watch from time to time.
peppy - 12/14/2013, 9:26 AM
Great film villain was badass

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