Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig star in Ridley Scott’s sci-fi thriller The Martian, based on The Martian: A Novel by Andy Weir. Watch the movie trailer. See the photos and poster below.
During a manned mission to Mars, an Astronaut (Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm. Millions of miles away, NASA and his crew work tirelessly to bring him home.
Release Date: October 2, 2015 (2D, 3D, IMAX)
Studio: 20th Century Fox
Genre: Science Fiction, Thriller, Adaptation
Director: Ridley Scott
Screenwriter: Drew Goddard
Cast: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Kristen Wiig, Sebastian Stan, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Sean Bean, Donald Glover, Michael Peña, Mackenzie Davis
Running Time: 2 hrs. 21 min.
MPAA Rating: PG-13 for some strong language, injury images, and brief nudity.
Official Website: TheMartianMovie.com
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.