Jodie Foster Says Her Alien ‘Elysium’ Head Of State Is ‘Evil-ish’

Neil Blomkamp’s much buzzed-about upcoming film “Elysium” had many of us sold even before its stellar cast was announced. Mostly because his first film, “District 9,” was SO great! But now with all the star power of Matt Damon, Sharlto Copley, Jodie Foster, Wagner Moura and my favorite, William Fichtner, the movie is pretty much a must-see. Even if we have to wait until March 8, 2013, to see it.

Although details are scarce, I managed to get Jodie Foster to talk briefly about her role as an alien head of state during the press day for “The Beaver” on Tuesday.

When asked whether her character will be a good or bad alien ruler, Foster said she’ll be a little bit of both.

“I’m kind of evil-ish, yes, I’m kind of evil-ish, which you know I love,” she said. “I’m just excited to work with Neil Blomkamp, the director of “District 9,” which I think is pretty much as close to a perfect film that I can think of, and Matt Damon, who I’m a big fan of, and Sharlto Copley.”

What about her character’s look in the film? Has she received any details on that?

“Not quite yet, I guess I’ll have to wait and see,” Foster said. “But I look fabulous, I’m just going to tell you that right now,” she joked.

And what of the aliens in the film? Green martian stuff or realistic, human-like extra terrestrials?

“No I think he’s exploring similar themes [as depicted in “District 9″] about social injustice, and a future that excludes people, where the have-nots and the haves are becoming more and more distinct.”

Works for me! 2013, hurry up!

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