The first trailer for Ridley Scott’s movie adaptation of The Martian was just released, and things look both very dire and pretty funny. Not that we were worried about him, but Matt Damon appears more than able to carry all those scenes by himself. “In your face, Neil Armstrong,” indeed.


We got a little teaser of the rest of the mission crew over the weekend, but the trailer also gives us a look at the people back on Earth. Jeff Daniels’ Teddy Sanders looks like he’s going to be a bit of a problem. There’s also a lot of problem solving by Damon’s Mark Watney, including a fair amount of duct tape.

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