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Alice Braga Added to Neill Blomkamp's 'Elysium'

May 30, 2011 (2:51 am) GMT
The Brazilian actress is said joining Jodie Foster and Matt Damon in the upcoming film, which will have social allegory elements.

The latest news from Neill Blomkamp's "" revolves around its casting department. It is reported that comes aboard to take an undisclosed role in Blomkamp's next project after "".

There is not much information from the forthcoming film, apart from Blomkamp's statement that this film is a science fiction flick which contains "many socio-political ideas". Additionally, the movie is set 150 years in the future, with starring as the head of state on an alien planet.

So far, the cast line-up includes the likes of , and . Bill Block and Simon Kinberg team up to serve as the producers. The R-rated movie will hit U.S. theaters on March 1, 2013.

Braga made a big break in 2002's "City of God". She later appeared in "", "", "", and "". The 28-year-old actress will next be seen in "", starring opposite .

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