New Martian Trailer Released by Ridley Scott feat. Matt Damon
THE MARTIAN | Official Trailer : During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return. Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, THE MARTIAN features a star studded cast that includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Peña, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.
In Theaters – October 2, 2015
Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Donald Glover, Mackenzie Davis, and Chiwetel Ejiofor
In March 2013, 20th Century Fox optioned the film rights, and hired screenwriter Drew Goddard to adapt and direct the film. In May 2014, it was reported that Ridley Scott was in negotiations to direct an adaptation that would star Matt Damon as Mark Watney. On September 3, Jessica Chastain joined the film as the female lead. On September 16, Mackenzie Davis joined the film’s cast for a small crucial role. On September 17, Kate Mara joined the cast. On September 24, it was announced that Michael Peña was in early talks to join the film, but that his involvement would depend on his schedule. On October 2, Jeff Daniels joined the film to play the director of NASA. On October 10, Donald Glover and Aksel Hennie joined the film, both would play young NASA employees. On October 20, Sean Bean joined the film to play a NASA flight director. On October 23, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sebastian Stan joined the film’s cast