William Fichtner has signed on to star opposite Matt Damon, Jodie Foster and Sharlto Copley in the upcoming Neill Blomkamp written and directed ELYSIUM. The film, which is set 100 years in the future, on a planet filled with sociopolitical conflict, is set to begin filming late Summer, 2011. With Sony backing the project, and Blomkamp working with the biggest budget of his career, this film already has the studio and fanboys eagerly awaiting.
Fichtner, who has made a career of showing up in movies you love for decades now, most recently appeared in “Date Night” and “Drive Angry” and has “The Big Bang” and a recurring role in the new season of “Entourage” coming up.
Fichtner is repped by Paradigm.