The Martian previews now include a training montage/commercial showing just how hard the astronauts must train before they can go. The “Ares Space Program and Under Armour announce a historic partnership in which the global performance brand will provide innovative, state-of-the-art training gear to the Ares III crew as they embark upon the rigorous journey to Mars.” In a familiar sports-equipment montage, Mark Watney shows just how hard he has worked to reach his goals–and on what equipment.
Synopsis for The Martian
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.
Action-Adventure, in 3D
Release: October 2, 2015
Director: Ridley Scott
Screenplay by: Drew Goddard
Based on the Novel by: Andy Weir
Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, Aditya Sood, Mark Huffam
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
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