Elysium (2013) is a sci-fi movie directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9) set in the year 2154 and due to be released on 9th August 2013 in the US. The plot of the film involves a pristine man-made space station called Elysium which houses the affluent members of society, while the rest of the population are forced to live on an over-populated, ruined Earth. The people who live on Earth are in urgent need of the medical care readily available on Elysium, while the inhabitants of Elysium are desperate to ensure that those who live on Earth are not permitted access and will stop at nothing to ensure that they preserve their exclusive lifestyle.
The movie centers on Max De Costa (Matt Damon), who is in desperate need of the medical facilities available on Elysium. He takes on a mission that could integrate the population of Earth with the elite on ths space station and save not only himself but the entire human race. Additional cast members include Jodie Foster (The Silence of the Lambs, Contact) who plays Secretary Delacourt who's forces directly apose De Costa's efforts, Sharlto Copley (District 9) who plays De Costa's nemesis Kruger and William Fichtner (The Dark Knight, Armageddon) who plays John Carlyle.
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