Matt Damon seems to be keen to keep himself busy. He has already had Green Zone out this year and his second collaboration with Clint Eastwood, Hereafter, is up next. He has wrapped True Grit for the Coens, Margaret and Philip K Dick adap The Adjustment Bureau and is now filming Contagion for Steven Soderbergh before apparently intending to move onto We Bought A Zoo and a Liberace biopic. Whew!
After all that you would think he would fancy a lie down, but I guess when you’re hungry for work, you take the opportunities you can. Accordingly, Damon is apparently in talks to appear in Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to the sensational District 9, Elysium. Sharlto Copley, so affecting and impressive in District 9, will appear in Elysium as well.
Nothing much is known of the film, other than it will be another entry in the sci-fi genre, this time set in the future on another world. Media Rights Capital are producing the film and once they have the principal cast in place (hopefully including Damon), they will venture into the market place in search of a distributor.