By Jeff Labrecque
June 10, 2011 at 02:21 PM EDT
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Diego Luna is in talks to join Elysium, director Neil Blomkamp’s District 9 follow-up that will star Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, and Sharlto Copley. A spokesperson for the production confirmed a Variety story, which reported that Luna, best known for Y Tu Mama Tambien and Milk, could play Damon’s character’s best friend during a war between aliens and humans. The film is scheduled for release in March 2013.

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