We’ve been waiting for this for a long time, and now Fox has released the first trailer for Ridley Scott’s The Martian. Based on the great novel by Andy Weir, the movie starring Matt Damon will be out later this year.
Even though the movie shares two cast members from last year’s Interstellar, it’s a very different movie than Christopher Nolan’s somewhat-disappointing attempt to make his own 2001: A Space Odyssey. The Martian is more like Apollo 13 on Mars, or what would happen in MacGyver was stranded on the Red Planet, and less of a “my love is quantifiable” pseudo tear-jerker.
Here’s the first trailer, where you can see Matt Damon attempt to “science the sh*t” off Mars. This is one to be excited for, as the book it’s based on was really good: