sony pictures http://mrc.org/taxonomy/term/22544/all en Upcoming Damon Film Takes Class Warfare to Final Frontier http://mrc.org/articles/upcoming-damon-film-takes-class-warfare-final-frontier <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subtitle"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Set in 2159, only the richest can inhabit space colony ‘Elysium,’ while poor ‘rot in their own filth’ on Earth. </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/liz-thatcher">Liz Thatcher</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The Hollywood types love a good class warfare story. <br /><br />A new Sony Pictures film set to release on Aug. 9, 2013, is no exception. “Elysium” starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, is set far into the future, where “Sometime in the future, the class divide of the 1% grows so intense that the richest of the rich decide to build their own colony in space - the titular Elysium - where poor people are not allowed to live,” according to <a href="http://www.tgdaily.com/games-and-entertainment-brief/69173-elysium-photos-make-a-call#4k59QZHEbWTQKjq1.99">TGDaily</a>.<br /></p><p><a href="http://mrc.org/articles/upcoming-damon-film-takes-class-warfare-final-frontier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles Business and Media Institute Art & Entertainment Economy 1 percent 99 Percent class warfare elysium film hollywood Jodie Foster Matt Damon movie occupy Occupy Wall Street sony pictures Space Thu, 21 Feb 2013 21:35:59 +0000 julia.seymour 42711 at http://mrc.org