Diego Luna Joins Blomkamp’s “Elysium”

Diego Luna has joined the cast of the sci-fi adventure “Elysium” at Sony Pictures and Media Rights Capital reports Variety.

Luna will play Julio, the best friend of Matt Damon’s character in a story set a century into the future on another planet. Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura, William Fichtner and Alice Braga also star.

Neill Blomkamp will direct from his own original screenplay. Bill Block and Simon Kinberg are producing and shooting kicks off this summer.