By Jeff Labrecque
Updated March 10, 2011 at 08:10 PM EST

Elsyium, director Neill Blomkamp’s much-anticipated futuristic follow-up to his first film, the Oscar-nominated District 9, will open in theaters on March 8, 2013, as initially reported in the Hollywood Reporter. Brazilian actor Wagner Moura has joined a cast that already features Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and District 9‘s Sharlto Copley.

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