24 December 2012 9:59 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

With all of the recent Star Trek speculation (as well as ongoing conversations about the future of the Star Wars saga, as well), it.s easy to overlook that another highly-anticipated science-fiction drama is barreling towards theaters in Neill Blomkamp.s Elysium, his follow-up to the heralded District 9 that will star Matt Damon and Jodie Foster. Neither of those two heavy-hitting talents are showcased in a new Elysium image posted in Empire magazine (and grabbed by ComingSoon), but we do get an up-close, intense shot of District 9 hero Sharlto Copley. His character.s name is Kruger. He appears to have something mechanical happening with his face. And he.s going to make Damon.s life very difficult: We reported on Sony.s Elysium panel back at San Diego Comic-Con, noting that Copley.s character was a scene-stealing bad-ass. His task is to hunt down Damon.s character, who »

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