Director James Gray
Genre Adventure | Drama | Mystery
Cast Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler
Release Date September 20th, 2019
Co-written and directed by James Gray (We Own the Night, The Lost City of Z), Ad Astra is a sci-fi drama armed with a respectable 50 million dollar budget that tells the story of an astronaut who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. Check out the official trailer below!!
Ted Takes Fun Facts, Ad Astra:
The title means "to the stars" in Latin. It is often used as a shorthand for "Ad Astra per Aspera" (To the stars through difficulties).
The first collaboration between Brad Pitt and James Gray. They planned to work together on The Lost City of Z (2016), but Pitt dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. He remained on board as an executive producer.