20th Century Fox has just unveiled the official trailer and poster for the sci-fi drama, Ad Astra. The 2019 release stars Brad Pitt as an astronaut following in his father’s footsteps.
Ad Astra was written and directed by James Gray (The Lost City of Z, We Own the Night), with Ethan Gross co-writing. Gray, Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Anthony Katagas, Rodrigo Teixeira, and Arnon Milchan served as producers.
In addition to Brad Pitt, the cast of the drama includes Oscar winner Tommy Lee Jones (The Fugitive), Oscar nominee Ruth Negga (Loving), Liv Tyler (Harlots, The Leftovers), and Donald Sutherland (Trust, Measure of a Man).
Writer/director James Gray’s behind the scenes team includes director of photography Hoyte Van Hoytema, editors John Axelrad and Lee Haugen, production designer Kevin Thompson, and costume designer Albert Wolsky.
Walt Disney Studios will release the 20th Century Fox production on September 20, 2019.
“Astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.”