EXCLUSIVE: Though it hasn’t yet been shopped to studios by Media Rights Capital, Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 followup Elysium is looking better and better. He’s just gotten Jodie Foster to commit and join Matt Damon and District 9‘s Sharlto Copley to the sci-fi film he wrote and will direct as his next project. Simon Kinberg is producing. Plot is being kept under wraps. Foster most recently completed directing and starring alongside Mel Gibson in The Beaver, which Summit Entertainment will release April 11. Foster is also starring alongside Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz and John C. Reilly in God of Carnage, the Roman Polanski-directed adaptation of Yasmina Reza’s Tony-winning play. Foster’s repped by ICM.
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By MIKE FLEMING JR | Monday January 3, 2011 @ 11:35am PSTTags: Elysium, Elysium Distribution, Jodie Foster, Matt Damon Elysium, Media Rights Capital, Movies, Neill Blomkamp, Sharlto Copley
By MIKE FLEMING JR | Friday December 10, 2010 @ 7:55am PSTTags: Elysium, Matt Damon, Matt Damon Elysium, Movies, Neill Blomkamp, Sharlto Copley
EXCLUSIVE: Matt Damon is in early negotiations to star in Neill Blomkamp’s scifi film Elysium for Media Rights Capital. Damon will join District 9‘s Sharlto Copley in a film that is shrouded in secrecy. While a Damon commitment–they’re in the …