One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance. Written by
Danger is real. Fear is a choice.
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Producer/co-writer Will Smith
envisioned After Earth as a multi-platform franchise, including books, graphic novels and interactive video games, which would all inform and add to the ideas and concepts already developed in the finished film. See more
Fear is not real. It is a product of thoughts you create. Now do not misunderstand me, danger is very real. But fear is a choice