When a team of astronauts discover an approaching storm on Mars and decide to abort their mission they leave behind Mark Watney, (Matt Damon), in the midst of the chaos. left for dead and low on supplies, Watney is faced with a near impossible challenge in Ridley Scott’s The Martian. In a rigorously realistic story of survival, the scientist must rely on his wits to have a chance at surviving on the bare and unpredictable planet. Meanwhile, after learning of his survival back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work to bring him home against dangerous odds.
The film hosts vivid landscapes and a strong roster of movie stars. However, one of the most important roles in the feature is played by Donald Glover (Rich Purnell), a young and introverted scientist in the film. Glover’s role is smaller but pivotal without a doubt and adds to his growing list of talents along with rapping, writing, and directing.
Check out the clip below to see the escape route that Glover’s character wants to put in to action, a major turning point in the story, and don’t miss The Martian opening nationwide this weekend (Oct. 2nd). With a powerful mix of adventure, humor, drama, and it’s an experience you won’t want to miss.
The film premiers in the U.S. Friday, Oct. 2nd in 2D and 3D.