21 February 2013 12:53 PM, PST | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Director Neill Blomkamp (District 9) reports that he's just about finished up on Elysium and is starting to move forward with his third feature, a sci-fi comedy titled Chappie.  Starring Matt Damon (The Bourne Ultimatum) and Jodie Foster (Contact), Elysium takes place in a dystopian future where the elite of humanity have fled to orbiting space stations while the poor are left to eke out an existence on a ruined Earth.  Look for the film starting August 9th. In the meantime, Blomkamp is prepping a return to Johannesburg for principal photography on Chappie, which he co-wrote with his wife, Teri Tatchell.  Hit the jump for more on both projects.  The Province reports (via The Playlist) that Blomkamp is nearly done with post-production on Elysium although the film will sit on shelves until August.  Here's what Blomkamp said in an email about the picture: “It’s kind of weird that it »


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