Elysium Is What the Dumped Halo Movie Could Have Been

By Sam Gibbs on at

Those who were following what happened with the now-dumped Halo movie will know that Neill Blomkamp, director of District 9, almost directed the Master Chief's cinematic outing. Instead, Elysium is what he's been working on, and it bear a striking similarity. Check out this kickass trailer.

Floating ring world? Check. Machine-augmented human wielding massive weapons. Check. Matt Damon. Say what? Yep, it seems after his Bourne outings, Damon fancies himself as an action hero. Fair enough, I guess. He was in Green Zone after all. [TotalFilm via TechRadar]