Jodie Foster Joins Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley in Neill Blomkamp’s ELYSIUM

     January 3, 2011


Jodie Foster has joined Matt Damon and Sharlto Copley in Elysium, the new film from District 9 director Neill Blomkamp.  Deadline reports that although the project hasn’t been shopped to the studios yet, Foster is now on board.  Plot details, however, remain under wraps and all we know about the film is that it takes place in the distant future and on another planet.

Foster recently wrapped her third directing effort, The Beaver, where she co-stars with Mel Gibson and Anton Yelchin.  She’s also attached to star in Roman Polanski’s God of Carnage with Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz, Matt Dillon, and John C. Reilly, as well as Park Chan-Wook’s U.S. debut, Stoker.

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