Elysium is a best science fiction movie. Set in the year 2159, where the very wealthy live on a man-made space station while the rest of the population resides on a ruined Earth, a man takes on a mission that could bring equality to the polarized worlds.



Neill Blomkamp


Neill Blomkamp (screenplay)


Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley

Elysium was written and directed by Neill Blomkamp, the co-writer and director of District 9 (2009). In January 2011, the independent studio Media Rights Capital met with major studios to present Elysium, and Blomkamp shared art designs of his proposed science fiction film. Sony Picturesacquired the project by making a more attractive offer than the other studios.

With an estimated production budget of $120 million,  production began in July 2011 in Vancouver, BC.  Re-shoots were still underway as of October, 2012.

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