PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
Shooting schedules were so specific that Kate Mara and Sebastian Stan would arrive on set before sunrise and leave after the sun had already set, they applied this "isolation" to help with their characters during filming.
All right team, stay in sight of each other. Let's make NASA proud today.
Rick Martinez: How's it looking over there, Watney?
Mark Watney: Well, you will be happy to hear that in Grid Section 14-28, the particles were predominately coarse but in 29, they're much finer and they...
The evening timelapse of the rollout of the IRIS resupply mission takes place on SLC-37B at Cape Canaveral as evidenced by the retracting Vertical Integration Building though the rocket in this scene (an Atlas V) cannot launch from there and was added in post. Subsequent scenes of the launch of IRIS were taken nearly directly from the launch Atlas-V serial number AV-028 with the Mars Science Laboratory from SLC-41 a few miles up the cape. The MSL logo was changed and United Launch Alliance logo removed in the one closeup shot of the rocket.
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