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First-Look: Matt Damon meets Mars in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’!

20 hours ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Matt Damon had a rough ride up in space in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar last year, so you’d think the last thing he’d want to do is suit up and blast off again. However that’s exactly what he’s done, heading to the Red Planet under the direction of another cinematic visionary – Ridley Scott.

People Magazine and Entertainment Weekly have released a capsule full of snaps from the upcoming adaptation of Andy Weir’s novel The Martian, following astronaut/nut Mark Watney. He becomes trapped on Mars after a storm, and a Robinson Crusoe-esque tale unfolds as Earth unites behind an audacious attempt to bring him back. Check out the sandy goodness below…

If you’re going to go to one of the harshest environments in the galaxy, it may as well be with Scott, who certainly knows how to line a lens!

Here Damon is understandably depressed. »

- Steve Palace

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Ridley Scott's "The Martian"- New Images

25 May 2015 6:28 PM, PDT | SneakPeek | See recent SneakPeek news »

Sneak Peek new images from director Ridley Scott's upcoming 3D science-fiction feature, "The Martian", written by Drew Goddard, based on the novel of the same name by author Andy Weir, opening November 25, 2015:

"...during 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, finding 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.

"He knows, however, that even if his survival was somehow made known, there is no conceivable prospect for a rescue..."

Cast includes Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Michael Peña, Kristen Wiig and Jeff Daniels.

Click the images to enlarge and Sneak Peek fan-made trailers supporting "The Martian"...

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- Michael Stevens

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Astronaut Matt Damon Featured In First Photos From Ridley Scott’s The Martian

25 May 2015 1:08 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Over the holiday weekend, 20th Century Fox released various photos of Matt Damon from the upcoming sci-fi action film, The Martian.

Based on a best-selling novel by Andy Weir, and helmed by director Ridley Scott, the cast includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Donald Glover.

The film will be released in 3D on November 25, 2015.

(via Empire)

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, »

- Michelle McCue

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Movie News: First Look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'; Watch Johnny Depp in 'Black Mass' Trailer

25 May 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The Martian: Our first look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's sci-fi drama The Martian reveals him in full space-suited glory. Damon stars as a scientist who is left behind on Mars when his team, believing him to be dead, evacuates the planet ahead of a life-threatening storm. Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, and Kristen Wiig also star; the movie will land in theaters on November 25. [Empire]   Amy Schumer: With her first starring vehicle, Trainwreck, heading for release on July 17, Amy Schumer has lined up her next yet-to-be -titled project. It's described as an action comedy that revolves around a mother and her daughter, "trapped in a vacation gone wrong." Schumer will rewrite the script with her sister Kim Caramele; Paul Feig...

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2016 Oscar Predictions: Best Supporting Actor

25 May 2015 11:30 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Quentin Tarantino has led Christoph Waltz to two Oscars in this category, but Waltz is absent from the director's latest, "The Hateful Eight." That film boasts a whopping seven potential contenders in this category (only of the noted eight is a woman, which could get Jennifer Jason Leigh a nod in the supporting actress race). Kurt Russell, Bruce Dern and Samuel L. Jackson seem like they have the showiest parts, putting them in contention amidst a seemingly endless list of other contenders: Seth Rogen and Jeff Daniels ("Steve Jobs"), Benedict Cumberbatch and Kevin Bacon ("Black Mass"), Tom Hardy ("The Revenant"), Alan Alda ("Bridge of Spies"), Bradley Cooper ("Joy"), Steve Carell ("Freeheld"), Dominic West and Jude Law ("Genius") and Mr. Waltz himself ("Tulip Fever"). We truly could go on and on... It will also be interesting to see how many nominees from last year pop up here. Beyond the noted »

- Peter Knegt

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More images from Ridley Scott’s The Martian

25 May 2015 10:57 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Yesterday we brought you the first batch of stills from Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi The Martian starring Matt Damon, and now thanks to EW and People we’ve got even more stills from the film, which sees Damon as an astronaut stranded on his own on the surface of Mars…

 

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, »

- Gary Collinson

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Matt Damon gets stuck in space again in 8 new photos from The Martian

25 May 2015 10:30 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Seems like Matt Damon just can’t get enough of being stranded in space.

He’s back in a futuristic-looking spacesuit to play pioneering astronaut Mark Watney in The Martian, a tale of survival on the Red Planet helmed by veteran director Ridley Scott. Damon’s character gets left behind on Mars after a brutal storm, and has to survive until Nasa can figure out a way to get him home.

We already know Matt Damon can do stuck-alone-in-space, as he proved in his treacherous Interstellar cameo last year. This time there’s no Matthew McConaughey to come rescue him, but the cast includes the very capable Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Sebastian Stan, Kate Mara, Donald Glover, Sean Bean, Kristen Wiig and Michael Pena.

The new photos released seem to follow the source novel by Andy Weir pretty closely, and we’re interested to see how the usually »

- Amanda Wood

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Matt Damon Is A Lonely Astronaut In First Stills For Ridley Scott’s The Martian

25 May 2015 9:41 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Andy Weir’s acclaimed sci-fi novel is creeping ever closer to its big-screen debut, with Empire releasing a trio of images from Ridley Scott’s The Martian that sees Matt Damon stranded on the red planet and an awful long way from home.

Stepping into the dusty, Nasa-approved shoes of one Mark Watney, Damon will play a member of a manned mission to Mars who is inadvertently left behind after he is presumed dead following a raging storm. Billed as a survival story, Watney, armed with little more than his wit and will, must engineer a means of contacting mission control in order to find a way back to our pale blue dot.

It’s a story not unlike his bit part role in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, though on this occasion Damon will have plenty more dramatic material to chew over come November.

Joining the esteemed actor for the galactic voyage are Jessica Chastain, »

- Michael Briers

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More The Martian Images Feature Matt Damon Surviving Ridley Scott’s Red Planet

25 May 2015 7:01 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

20th Century Fox has released more The Martian images online after releasing the first few this past weekend. Based on Andy Weir’s self-published 2012 novel of the same name, the movie revolves around an astronaut who finds himself stranded on Mars after he is injured and presumed dead by his team. With limited resources and a finite amount of time before his oxygen runs out, Mark Watney (Matt Damon) must use the power of science to keep himself alive on the red planet. I’m really hoping that director Ridley Scott breaks his streak of making disappointing movies and just churns out another good one, but this story has a lot of potential. Based on what little we’re seeing so far, it looks good, and I especially like the hodgepodge design of Watney’s spacesuit. Check out the new The Martian images below, which includes a first look at Kristen Wiig’s character, »

- Matt Goldberg

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

25 May 2015 5:50 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

"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 DamonJeff Daniels, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel EjioforKate Mara, Michael PeñaMackenzie DavisSean BeanDonald 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. »

- Kevin Jagernauth

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More Photos From Matt Damon's The Martian, Directed by Ridley Scott

25 May 2015 3:14 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

After yesterday's reveal of the first photo, we now have a bunch of new photos from Ridley Scott's "The Martian," starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Mackenzie Davis, Sean Bean, and Donald Glover. Check everything out below and watch the movie in theaters on November 25th. Plot: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive . and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, »

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Oscar-Nominated Film Series: Hanks and Ryan Take Forever to Realize That Men are from Seattle and Women from Baltimore

24 May 2015 3:12 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Sleepless in Seattle': Meg Ryan 'Sleepless in Seattle' review: Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks in an affair to forget In Krzysztof Kieslowski's Three Colors: Red, the last installment of his "Three Colors" trilogy, the word "magic" is never bandied about. No need to. Magic is just about everywhere in that lyrical tale about love and fate. On the other hand, the word "magic" seems to crop up every other minute in writer-director Nora Ephron's Sleepless in Seattle. Ephron and fellow Oscar-nominated screenwriters Jeff Arch and David S. Ward (plus an uncredited Delia Ephron) were apparently trying to create screen magic through the power of suggestion. If you repeat it often enough... Following in the footsteps of Claude Lelouch's 1974 hit And Now My Love, with added touches borrowed from Leo McCarey's 1957 romance classic An Affair to Remember (itself a remake of McCarey's own 1939 Love Affair), Nora Ephron »

- Andre Soares

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First Look: Pictures of Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's 'The Martian'

24 May 2015 8:40 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I've grown very cautious when it comes to anticipating anything from Ridley Scott. As much as I found interest and intrigue in Prometheus, Scott just hasn't been hitting on all cylinders for some time now and even I can't argue against Prometheus naysayers and you won't find me making arguments for Exodus: Gods and Kings, The Counselor or Robin Hood. So, as much as I want to get excited about The Martian, I'm keeping my expectations in check. That said, today Empire, People and EW have revealed the first pictures from the upcoming movie based on Andy Weir's 2012 e-book publication that centers on an astronaut (Matt Damon) who is stranded on a Martian colony and struggles to survive. Back on Earth, Nasa tries to mount a rescue mission. Here's the official plot: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce »

- Brad Brevet

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New The Martian Pictures Further Reveal Ridley Scott’s Sci-Fi Thriller

24 May 2015 7:38 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Last night, the first image from 20th Century Fox’s The Martian landed online, giving us our first look at Matt Damon in director Ridley Scott’s upcoming thriller. Now, an official version of that photo plus a few other images from the film have been released online. Based on Andy Weir’s self-published 2012 novel of the same name, the movie revolves around an astronaut who finds himself stranded on Mars after he is injured and presumed dead by his team. With limited resources and a finite amount of time before his oxygen runs out, Mark Watney (Damon) must use the power of science to keep himself alive on the red planet. Speaking with Empire, Scott says he thinks of The Martian as “a 21st century Robinson Crusoe." Indeed, comparisons to Crusoe and the more recent Cast Away are inevitable, but Scott has filled out the film with a stellar »

- Adam Chitwood

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First Look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott's The Martian

24 May 2015 4:58 AM, PDT | WorstPreviews.com | See recent Worst Previews news »

Today we have the first photo from Ridley Scott's upcoming "The Martian" film, starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Mackenzie Davis, Sean Bean, and Donald Glover. Check it out below and watch the movie in theaters on November 25th. Plot: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars. Now, he's sure he'll be the first person to die there. After a dust storm nearly kills him and forces his crew to evacuate while thinking him dead, Mark finds himself stranded and completely alone with no way to even signal Earth that he's alive . and even if he could get word out, his supplies would be gone long before a rescue could arrive. Chances are, though, he won't have time to starve to death. The damaged machinery, unforgiving environment, or plain-old "human error »

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Official images from Ridley Scott’s The Martian

24 May 2015 4:16 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Last night we brought you a first-look image of Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi drama The Martian, and now Empire has released a high quality version of the shot, along with a further two stills; check them out here…

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. »

- Gary Collinson

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First The Martian Picture Reveals Matt Damon as Stranded Astronaut Mark Watney

23 May 2015 2:31 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Well, this looks a bit familiar. Roughly a year after popping up in outer space as Dr. Mann in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Matt Damon is decked out in astronaut attire yet again in the first image from Ridley Scott’s The Martian. Damon leads the big screen adaptation of the Andy Weir novel as Mark Watney, an astronaut who’s presumed dead and left behind by his crew. However, Watney actually survived the nasty dust storm and now he’s got to figure out how to survive on the hostile planet with limited resources and no way of calling for help. The Playlist tracked down the image on the Spanish site Entradanumerada.com, but it looks to be a scan from Empire Magazine. Check out the first The Martian picture for yourself below. The film also stars Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover, »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Exclusive First Look At Ridley Scott's The Martian

23 May 2015 1:12 PM, PDT | EmpireOnline | See recent EmpireOnline news »

Aside from returning Matt Damon to the far reaches of space, The Martian looks like departing from Interstellar's philosophical ruminations in favour of an out-and-out astronaut-in-distress thrills (Cc Apollo 13, Marooned, Gravity). Damon plays a marooned astronaut called Mark Watney and the new issue of Empire magazine is debuting a first look at him and his Mars-worn spacesuit. Based on Andy Weir’s self-published 2012 novel, The Martian sees Watney as part of a science team conducting experiments on the red planet. When a storm forces the team to evacuate, Watney is injured and presumed dead, then left behind to fend for himself. With little hope of rescue and limited resources, he uses the power of science to keep himself alive on the planet’s barren surface."Any survival story is fascinating,” expands Scott in Empire. “I think of it as a 21st century Robinson Crusoe.” The director, who, presumably »

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First look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s The Martian

23 May 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Thanks to Reddit, we’ve got our first look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi The Martian, which is based on the novel of the same name by Andy Weir and sees Damon as Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on the red planet. Hmm. Sounds kind of familiar…

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, »

- Gary Collinson

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First Photo: Ridley Scott's "The Martian"

23 May 2015 8:49 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Empire has posted the first photos from Ridley Scott's upcoming sci-fi drama "The Martian" starring Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain.

Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Jeff Daniels, Mackenzie Davis, Sean Bean, Donald Glover and Naomi Scott also star in the film about an astronaut (Damon) stranded alone on Mars who has to figure out how to survive.

Drew Goddard (“Daredevil,” “The Cabin In The Woods”) penned the script for the film which opens November 25th.

Source: Empire »

- Garth Franklin

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