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    Neill Blomkamp Personally Chose The Products Placed In 'Elysium,' Explains Why He Selected Certain Companies

    The discussion around product-placement has increased in recent weeks, mostly thanks to "The Internship" which some have called "Google: The Movie." Some of that talk has been a bit overblown, as Vince Vaughn and co. actually approached the company to ask if they could use them, preferring to use a ...

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    Neill Blomkamp Says He Wouldn't Be The Right Director For A 'Star Wars' Movie

    “Star Wars” may be in the hands of J.J. Abrams now, but what will happen in the not-so-far-away future? After all, will Abrams direct an entire trilogy? What about the spin-off films that are in the works? Who will direct those ones? Just when you thought the fan speculation had been struck down, ...

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    WATCH: Matt Damon Ratchets Up the Badass Charm in New 'Elysium' Trailer

    The second trailer for Neill Blomkamp's spectacular-looking sci-fi entry "Elysium" (August 8) has arrived. This one plays up Matt Damon's innate likability -- in the film he stars as an illness-stricken everyman who reluctantly takes on a dangerous mission against the wealthy Elysium metropolis' hea...

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    Watch: New 3-Minute Trailer For Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium' Starring Matt Damon & Jodie Foster

    The battle to keep surprises in store for an audience versus the need for mass marketing a major tentpole can be a tricky balance, but so far this year it seems studios are wising up. "Iron Man 3" and "Man Of Steel" both had extensive campaigns, yet kept big twists and plot developments under firm l...

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    Watch: Neill Blomkamp's Short Film 'Tetra Vaal,' That He Says His Sci-Fi Comedy 'Chappie' Is Based On

    As the curtain is being lifted on Neill Blomkamp's forthcoming summer sci-fi "Elysium," another is being lowered over his next effort, "Chappie." Story details on the film are under lock and key, but the cast is already grabbing attention with South African rap duo Die Antwoord slated as the leads i...

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    Sharlto Copley Reteaming With Neill Blomkamp For 'Chappie'

    While it will wind up being a four year wait between “District 9” and “Elysium” when the latter picture drops this summer, Neill Blomkamp has not wasted much time prepping for his next film, the sci-fi comedy “Chappie.” And while the recent news of South African rap duo Die Antwoord being cast as th...

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    Two New 'Elysium' Photos Feature Matt Damon, Flaming Wreckage

    As we mentioned earlier today in our giant summer movie preview, "Elysium," Neil Blomkamp's eagerly awaited follow-up to his groundbreaking "District 9," is one of the movies we're most looking forward to this summer. Pitched between social commentary and sci-fi spectacle, the movie envisions a futu...

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    Die Antwoord Will Reportedly Star As Themselves In Neill Blomkamp's Sci-Fi Comedy 'Chappie'

    So, here's a fun trivia fact before we get into this: when David Fincher was on his lengthy search to find the actress to play Lisbeth Salander in "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo," Yo-Landi Vi$$er -- of the South African rap duo Die Antwoord -- was on his list. It was later reported that she was in...

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    ‘Elysium’: 5 Key Moments In The New Trailer

    In case you missed it, yesterday evening Sony finally unveiled the long-awaited trailer for "Elysium," Neill Blomkamp's rather ambitious sci-fi follow-up to the dazzling and creative, "District 9." Starring Matt Damon and set in 2154, "Elysium" looks like a direct commentary on "the haves and have-n...

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    Immersed in Movies UPDATE: 'Elysium' Trailer Lands, Plus Previewing Blomkamp's Dystopian Sci-Fi Film

    At a Comic-Con-style presentation this morning at The Grove, we finally caught a glimpse of Neill Blomkamp's "Elysium," the ambitious sci-fi follow-up to his acclaimed indie hit, "District 9," which opens August 9. The trailer (watch below) and additional 10 minutes of socially-conscious, high-octan...

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