The first trailer for the upcoming sci-fi movie Elysium has been released, and you can watch it on RTÉ TEN.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9), Elysium stars Matt Damon, Jodi Foster and Sharlto Copley and is set more than 130 years in the future when "inhabitants of earth are trying to get to the clean and corruption free planet of Elysium".

You can watch the trailer by clicking the link on your left and on YouTube here.

Elysium is released in cinemas on Friday September 20.