A new viral video for The Martian is here and this one is hosted by Neil deGrasse Tyson, 20th Century Fox has been working on viral campaign in support of Ridley Scott’s upcoming The Martian. The latest was posted today and it’s hosted by none other than renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson! Check it out in the player below.
In the film, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind by his crew while on a manned mission to Mars. 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 movie features a star-studded cast that also includes Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Donald Glover.
Release Date October 2.