A new clip for the upcoming sci-fi thriller Elysium has been released, and you can watch it on RTÉ TEN.

Directed by Neill Blomkamp (District 9), Elysium stars Matt Damon, Jodi Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna, Wagner Moura and William Fichtner.

The film is set more than 130 years in the future when residents of earth are trying to get to the "clean and corruption free" space habitat Elysium.

You can watch the clip by clicking the link above on your left.

Elysium is released in cinemas on Wednesday August 21.