RoboCop Remake Delayed Until 2014, Elysium Takes It Place
Sony has been shuffling around its release dates, and two sci-fi films, the RoboCop remake and Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 follow-up Elysium, have been bumped back, RoboCop by considering longer than Elysium.
Neill Blomkamp directs Matt Damon in Elysium
RoboCop has been delayed from 9 August 2013 to 7 February 2014, while Elysium – which was originally scheduled for 1 March 2013, will now open in the slot vacated by RoboCop: 9 August 2013.
Blomkamp’s Elysium stars Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura, Alice Braga and Diego Luna in a sci-fi thriller. In the year 2159 two classes of people exist: the very wealthy who live on a pristine man-made space station called Elysium, and the rest, who live on an overpopulated, ruined Earth. Secretary Rhodes (Jodie Foster), a hard the government ofﬁcial, will stop at nothing to enforce anti-immigration laws and preserve the luxurious lifestyle of the citizens of Elysium. That doesn’t stop the people of Earth from trying to get in, by any means they can. When unlucky Max (Matt Damon) is backed into a corner, he agrees to take on a daunting mission that if successful will not only save his life, but could bring equality to these polarized worlds.
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