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Matt Damon’s new sci-fi movie Elysium was initially due for release in March 2013 but was pushed back to August 2013, which shows Sony has faith in this film becoming a big summer blockbuster.

Today, thanks to Screen Crush, we've been treated to a new image featuring Damon looking pretty intense - and so would you be if you were living in 2159 where two classes of people are divided and the wealthy live on a man-made space station called Elysium while the rest of the humans inhabit an overpopulated and disheveled Earth, which is the premise of the new film by District 9 creator Neill Blomkamp. Damon plays a man who is forced to become a cyborg and travel to Elysium to retrieve a cure that would save his life. Here's the official synopsis:

"In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, »

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