Neill Blomkamps ELYSIUM Casts Villain

Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi casts it’s villain.

Brazilian actor, Wagner Moura (‘Elite Squad’ and ‘Elite Squad 2’) has been cast ast the villain in Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium.’ Moura’s villain is described as “powerful” and “having a crazy sense of humour.”

The actor, who make his Hollywood debut, joins a cast that currently includes Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and Sharlto Copley. Little is known about the movie other than its a sci-fi, set 100 years in the future on another planet, that social class figures into the story and that Matt Damon’s character is an ex-con.

Blomkamp, who previously directed the critically acclaimed ‘District 9,’ has said that the movie will be “violent, very violent, and very unique, hopefully.” Shooting on ‘Elysium’ begins in the summer with a release date of 2013.