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Confession: I hadn’t heard anything about The Space Between Us before clicking on the trailer for it today. Watching it, seeing the trailer’s opening seconds show a crew of astronauts bound for Mars, I thought, “Oh man, these guys must hate that they’re releasing this in the shadow of The Martian.” The rest of the trailer banished that thought completely. Yes, The Space Between Us starts with scientists on Mars. But, despite one line in this preview that is the very three words of The Martian’s tagline (“Bring him home”), it looks like a totally different movie, one that may have more in common with Room than with Ridley Scott’s movie about the Red Planet. It looks like most of this will take place on Earth (and that doesn’t mean at Jpl). The Space Between Us is about a boy named Gardner. On the »
- Emily Rome
Though they are not yet attached yet as producers, MGM TV president Mark Burnett and Roma Downey brought the project to the film division. The couple previously partnered on a television series revolving around the sport.
While they continue to develop the series, Burnett and Downey still had access to the rights, and brought the property to MGM chairman and CEO, Gary Barber, who who pushed a film project forward.
Nascar will continue to work with MGM and Munic in developing the project. Plot details are unknown at this time, other than the fact that it will be set in the world of Nascar.
- Justin Kroll
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