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Neill Blomkamp Sued For Copyright Infringement

10th October 2013

Elysium director Neill Blomkamp has been sued by a screenwriter for copyright infringement.Steve Wilson Briggs claims Blomkamp and several executives...

Matt Damon's 'Elysium' Fails To Convince Prickly UK Critics

23rd August 2013

Neill Blomkamp's follow-up his Oscar nominated sci-fi District 9 had garnered strong reviews stateside. Elysium followed Matt Damon's character Max,...

Matt Damon: Sci-fi Flick Elysium Is Realistic

17th August 2013

Matt Damon claims his new sci-fi film isn't far off real life.The 'Elysium' actor wants fans to be ''completely entertained''...

Matt Damon: I Was Covered In Poo Making Elysium

16th August 2013

Matt Damon was ''covered'' in poo while filming 'Elysium'.The actor had the unenviable task of filming scenes in one of...

Neill Blomkamp Wastes No Time - After 'Elysium' Comes 'Chappie'

14th August 2013

Neill Blomkamp is already working on his next sci-fi epic, Chappie. Elysium isn’t out until August 21st worldwide, but Blomkamp...

'Elysium' Takes Top Spot At Box Office In Tame Weekend For Hollywood

12th August 2013

Elysium finished the weekend as the highest earning picture at the US box office, making Sony Pictures a cool $30.5...

Diego Luna Snapped Up Elysium Role Without Reading Script

11th August 2013

Mexican actor Diego Luna signed up to star in director Neill Blomkamp's new sci-fi blockbuster Elysium without even reading the...

Neill Blomkamp’S ‘Elysium’: Classy, But Is It District 9?

9th August 2013

The year is 2154, two classes of people exist, the very wealthy – who live on a man-made space station...

'Elysium' Reviews - Has Neill Blomkamp Done It Again?

7th August 2013

Having directed possibly the finest sci-fi movie of last decade, the pressure on Neill Blomkamp to perform in this follow...

Oh, Sci-fi Gods: Thank You For Not Allowing Eminem Into 'Elysium' [Trailer]

1st August 2013

We’ve been waiting for Neill Blomkamp’s directorial follow up to District 9 for some time now. At first, the general...

Matt Damon Battled Through Four-hour Workouts For Elysium Role

1st August 2013

Matt Damon spent four gruelling hours in the gym every day to get the ripped physique Elysium director Neill Blomkamp...

The Things They Say: 3789136

30th July 2013

"I read it too, which I didn't know. It's the kind of thing, like asking your girlfriend about her ex-boyfriends;...

Jodie Foster's Role In Elysium Was Originally Written For A Man

29th July 2013

Actress Jodie Foster's role in new sci-fi film Elysium was originally written for a male actor, but director Neill Blomkamp...

Beyonce Enlivens Ailing Detroit With Sam Cooke's 'Change Is Gonna Come'

22nd July 2013

Beyonce injected some much-needed optimism into the city of Detroit on Saturday night with a swashbuckling show at The Palace...

Neill Blomkamp Wanted Eminem For Matt Damon's Elysium Role

18th July 2013

Director Neill Blomkamp originally wanted rapper Eminem to star in his new sci-fi movie Elysium, before deciding to cast Matt...

Dev Patel In Talks For Neill Blomkamp's Chappie

9th July 2013

Dev Patel is in ''early talks'' to star in Neill Blomkamp's next movie, 'Chappie'.The 'Slumdog Millionaire' actor is close to...

Neill Blomkamp Will Not Direct Star Trek 3

8th July 2013

Neill Blomkamp will not direct 'Star Trek 3'. The 'Elysium' director has ruled himself out as a replacement for J.J....

Matt Damon Desperate To Work With Director

29th June 2013

Matt Damon starred in 'Elysium' because he was desperate to team up with Neill Blomkamp. The 'Behind the Candelabra' actor...

Die Antwoord Duo To Star In District 9 Director's New Comedy

26th April 2013

The members of controversial South African rap duo Die Antwoord are to play themselves in District 9 director Neill Blomkamp's...

Will Matt Damon Starring ‘Elysium’ Better Blomkamp’S ‘District 9’? (Trailer)

10th April 2013

A new trailer has been released for ‘Elysium,’ Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to his well-received debut feature District 9. Set in...

Jodie Foster Comes Out; But Is Her Movie Career Still Alive?

15th January 2013

"Jodie Foster comes out!" were the cries from the entertainment press following the actress' Golden Globes speech on Sunday (January...

Matt Damon Chose Kids Over Directorial Debut

3rd January 2013

Matt Damon decided not to direct 'Promised Land' to spend more time with his kids. The father-of-four was due to...