First Photo of Sharlto Copley in Neill Blomkamp’s Elysium

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The first photo of Sharlto Copley as the villain Kruger in Elysium has come online, thanks to Empire. Copley re-teamed with District 9 filmmaker Neill Blomkamp for the August 9, 2013 thriller, also starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Wagner Moura, Alice Braga and Diego Luna. The film is described as follows:

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 line 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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