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Elysium Trailer Secrets Revealed
Neill Blomkamp on his futuristic world

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The trailer for Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to 2009’s District 9, Elysium, arrived this week, accompanied by a poster and a flurry of stills. In the teaser, the world got its first chance to see how he’s taken Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Wikus van der Merwe himself, Sharlto Copley, to the end of the world as we know it. Here below, with exclusive quotes from Blomkamp himself, we guide you through the secrets of 2154 AD.

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Elysium trailer

Welcome to Elysium, where the world’s wealthiest folk live in luxury. “It’s an orbital space station that the rich of Earth have built and gone to,” director Neill Blomkamp tells Empire, “to leave a foul and disease-ridden planet behind.” He calls it “Bel Air in space”.

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1 Phew!
@heymish96 I'm so glad someone else agrees. I know this is going to a be a great film, but the trailer is just so boring and doesn't really show much apart from things crashing. Sometimes less is more, this time less is boring! More

Posted by cawykes on Friday April 12, 2013, 13:38

2 underwhelming
I'm excited for the film, i don't think this showcases it too well though :/ More

Posted by heymish96 on Friday April 12, 2013, 13:18


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