Damon plays Max in the sci-fi action film, Elysium. The year is 2154 and Earth is in ruins. The rich, however, live in Elysium, a space station that hovers above the Earth. Max will do what it takes to bring equality between the two worlds, even if it means putting his own life at risk. Co-starring Jodie Foster. On working with director Neill Blomkamp:
I saw District 9 like everybody, and I freaked out… And so he instantly jumped to the top of the list of people that I wanted to work with.