The Martian - Matt Damon
The Martian - Matt Damon, astronaut hero ©2015 Twentieth Century Fox

Twentieth Century Fox are teasing the release of The Martian, which stars Matt Damon, with an introduction video of the mission Astronaut Mark Watney goes on with the Ares 3 crew before their mission launch.

The film opens on the Wednesday just before Thanksgiving. Given the plot details revealed it looks like we will be giving thanks that we are not Astronaut Mark Watney!

The Martian – Image Gallery

Actors in the gallery pictures are Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Sebastian Stan, Kate Mara, Aksel Hennie, Kristen Wiig and Jeff Daniels. Click on an image for a larger view. Use arrow keys to scroll through the gallery.

The Martian – Official Lowdown


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 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.

Based on a best-selling novel.


The Martian – Theatrical Release dates

US and Canada: November 25th 2015
UK: November 27th 2015

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