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The First 

TV-MA | | Drama, Sci-Fi | TV Series (2018– )
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Fictional series to chronicle the effort to send the first crewed mission to Mars.

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Beau Willimon
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2018  
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Sean Penn ...  Tom Hagerty 8 episodes, 2018
Natascha McElhone ...  Laz Ingram 8 episodes, 2018
LisaGay Hamilton ...  Kayla Price 8 episodes, 2018
Hannah Ware ...  Sadie Hewitt 8 episodes, 2018
Keiko Agena ...  Aiko Hakari 8 episodes, 2018
Rey Lucas ...  Matteo Vega 8 episodes, 2018
James Ransone ...  Nick Fletcher 8 episodes, 2018
Anna Jacoby-Heron ...  Denise Hagerty 8 episodes, 2018
Brian Lee Franklin ...  Lawrence 8 episodes, 2018
Oded Fehr ...  Eitan Hafri 8 episodes, 2018
T.C. Matherne ...  Jason 6 episodes, 2018
D.W. Moffett ...  Bob Cordine 5 episodes, 2018
Annie Parisse ...  Ellen Dawes 4 episodes, 2018
Tracie Thoms ...  Nancy 4 episodes, 2018
Fernanda Andrade ...  Camila Rodriguez / ... 4 episodes, 2018
Anthony Marble ...  Engineer #1 4 episodes, 2018
Sheenan Cole ...  Mechanical Engineer 4 episodes, 2018
Jeannie Berlin ...  The President 3 episodes, 2018
Amber Patino ...  Amanda Ingram 3 episodes, 2018
Eden Grace Redfield ...  Young Denise 3 episodes, 2018
Alex Rubin ...  Devon Ingram 3 episodes, 2018
Scott Takeda ...  Todd 3 episodes, 2018
Sharon Omi ...  Edith 3 episodes, 2018
Patrick Kennedy ...  Ollie / ... 3 episodes, 2018
Kelly Murtagh ...  Engineer #2 3 episodes, 2018
John McConnell ...  Senator Thibodeaux 3 episodes, 2018
Cara Ronzetti ...  Myk 3 episodes, 2018
Norbert Leo Butz ...  Matthew Dawes 2 episodes, 2018
Melissa George ...  Diane Hagerty 2 episodes, 2018
Miguel Nájera ...  Mr. Castillo 2 episodes, 2018
Sol Miranda ...  Mrs. Castillo 2 episodes, 2018
Fallon Katz Fallon Katz ...  Charlotte Dawes 2 episodes, 2018
Marcus Lyle Brown ...  Launch Director 2 episodes, 2018
Devyn A. Tyler ...  Samantha 2 episodes, 2018
Galen Lee ...  Aiko's Son #1 2 episodes, 2018
Asher Lee ...  Aiko's Son #2 2 episodes, 2018
Billy Slaughter ...  Vista Lawyer 2 episodes, 2018
Julia Badinger ...  Young Laz 2 episodes, 2018
GiGi Erneta ...  News Anchor 2 episodes, 2018
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The First is a near-future drama about a crew of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars. Under the direction of visionary aerospace magnate Laz Ingram, the crew contends with peril and personal sacrifice as they undertake the greatest pioneering feat in human history. Written by ahmetkozan

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To Go Beyond We Must Look Within

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Drama | Sci-Fi

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TV-MA

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Official Sites:

Hulu

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Natasha McElhone asked to be let go from her ABC series, Designated Survivor, in order to do this project. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Simpsons: Krusty the Clown (2018) See more »

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Not your spaceships, planet hunting or laser blasting sci-fi.
18 September 2018 | by TrevorloudSee all my reviews

When I first heard of The first I thought it would be your typical mission to mars and all that comes with it. The I read the reviews I thought no mars no spaceship am not watching this. Then I thought why not give it a go. I must say I was totally wrong in my low expectations. This is not your normal mindless sci-fi where you are always waiting for an explosion or guns to drawn. It's a mature and thoughtful telling of the human side of if taking an life changing and epic ambitious mission of our first steps on another planet. I thought all the actors played there part well, and the cinematography was exceptional. I hope in season 2 we do get to mars, but I wouldn't be surprised if most of the settings is on the ship it self and Earth.


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