Diego Luna May Join Blomkamp’s Elysium

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The cast for Elysium, Neill Blomkamp’s follow-up to his hit District 9, continues to grow with Mexican actor Diego Luna (Alfonso Cuaron’s Y Tu Mama Tambien) now in talks to join Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley and Jodie Foster in the sci-fi thriller.

The movie which is set to start filming this summer for release on March 1, 2013 involves a battle between aliens and humans, and if he signs on, Luna would play the best friend of Damon’s character, Julio.