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New Look At Matt Damon In Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium'

Photo of Kevin Jagernauth By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist November 19, 2012 at 10:14AM

With Neill Blomkamp's "Elysium" pushed back to a late summer release, we're going to have to be a bit more patient before we see anything substantial from the heavily guarded film. But Sony has provided a small new taste to tide us over for now.
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With Neill Blomkamp's "Elysium" pushed back to a late summer release, we're going to have to be a bit more patient before we see anything substantial from the heavily guarded film. But Sony has provided a small new taste to tide us over for now.

A new pic of Matt Damon in the film has emerged, and it's a variation of the first image, with the bald actor wielding that Chemrail gun. As you'll recall, the picture is set in 2159,  with Damon playing a man who takes on a daunting mission in a world where the very wealthy live on the pristine, man-made space station called Elysium, and fight to keep the citizens of Earth from illegally immigrating. Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, William Fichtner, Alice Braga, Diego Luna and Wagner Moura round out the cast for the picture that will also feature the work of "Blade Runner" designer Syd Mead.

"Elysium" opens on August 9, 2013. Take a look below. [ScreenCrush]

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