Netflix has unveiled the first teaser trailer for the upcoming sci-fi drama series Away. The movie stars Hilary Swank as Emma Green, an astronaut who starts on a mission to Mars. This first teaser centers on the more sentimental aspect of the story as Green is thinking about the family she’s left behind on Earth.
The 10 episode series comes from producer Matt Reeves (The Batman) and creator Andrew Hinderaker.
Away is an epic, emotional story of love and sacrifice set against humanity’s greatest endeavor. In the near future, a manned spacecraft is sent to Mars. For this high-stakes mission, a crew of elite astronauts are assembled from around the globe. They hail from the United States, Russia, China, India, and Great Britain. If all goes well, they will be away from the place they call home and the people they love for three years. During this time, their relationships both on Earth and in space will be tested, as they struggle to stay alive and stay on track in pursuit of humanity’s most important goal. The world will be watching.
It’s revealed that the series is about “hope, humanity, and how eventually, we need one another if we are to achieve impossible things.” The series also stars Josh Charles (The Good Wife) and Talitha Bateman (Annabelle: Creation), along with Ato Essandoh, Mark Ivanir, Ray Panthaki, and Vivian Wu.
The 10 episode series will air on the streaming on Friday, September 4th.