Jodie Foster talks “Elysium” role alongside Matt Damon

Jodie Foster talks “Elysium” role alongside Matt Damon

PanARMENIAN.Net - Jodie Foster has discussed her role in Neill Blomkamp's Elysium, Digital Spy reported.

The actress stars alongside Matt Damon in the upcoming sci-fi, which will be the second feature from District 9 helmer Blomkamp.

"I'm not very nice," Foster told Access Hollywood of her character, "but she has her point of view, and I think in some ways she's defending a sort of spiritual philosophy."

Elysium takes place in a future where the populace has become so divided that the rich now live in a luxurious space station, while the poor are trapped on a ruined, dilapidated Earth.

William Fichtner and Diego Luna star alongside Damon and Foster.

"It has a lot of sociopolitical commentary, and yet [Neill] likes guns too," Foster mused, "he likes blowing things up and shooting people, so that figures into it heavily as well.

"But it's thoughtful, it's a thoughtful movie, it's a movie that's on a huge scale and yet it talks about really small things too."

 Top stories
France’s most famous crooner will take to the stage at the Greek Theater, LA September 13 for the first of three North American shows.
Hejinian was born in Aleppo to parents who survived the genocide. At the age of 19, he went to Armenia to study art.
Artur Babajanyan received his training at the Armenian National Ballet School of Yerevan and at the Tanz Academy of Zurich.
“My Burberry is the true embodiment of our brand, in scent, in design and in attitude,” Burberry’s chief executive officer says.
Partner news