WATCH: Matt Damon gets stranded on Mars

2015-06-09 18:00

Cape Town – This is an article about an award-winning director’s new sci-fi movie.

This is that well-known director: Ridley Scott

This is the title of his new movie: The Martian

This is who will also be starring in the movie: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Jean Bean, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover.

This is what the movie is about:  Based on a best-selling novel by Andy Weir it tells a story of a manned mission to Mars. Astronaut Mark Watney 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.

This is the poster for the movie:

This is the trailer:

The Martian will be released in cinemas nationwide on 11 December.

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