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Matt Damon Goes Interstellar Again In New Pics From Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

Matt Damon Goes Interstellar Again In New Pics From Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'

“Any survival story is fascinating. I think of it as a 21st century Robinson Crusoe,” Ridley Scott tells Empire about his upcoming “The Martian.” But frankly, putting this cast in any kind of movie would have our attention. Matt Damon, Jeff Daniels, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kate Mara, Michael PeñaMackenzie DavisSean Bean, Donald Glover and Naomi Scott make up the ensemble of this one, and following the first look over the weekend, another batch has arrived.

The latest go at sci-fi from Scott is based on the book by Andy Weir, with a script penned by Drew Goddard (“Daredevil,” “The Cabin In The Woods”). The story follows an astronaut who is left stranded on a Martian colony and struggles to survive, while back on Earth, NASA tries to mount a rescue mission. It seems Damon has trouble being left alone on distant planets in sci-fi movies these days.

“The Martian” orbits cinemas on November 25th. 

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