Academy Award winner Hilary Swank stars in Netflix’s epic emotional drama Away.
On Tuesday the streaming services released a teaser and first look images for the series.
Hilary plays Emma Green and astronaut who prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars; she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most.
As the crew’s journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex.
Other cast members include Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov – a Russian cosmonaut and engineer, Ato Essandoh as Kwesi Weisberg-Adebayo – a world-renowned botanist. Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya – an Air Force fighter pilot from India, Vivian Wu as Lu Wang – a chemist and astronaut representing China, and Monique Curnen as Melissa Ramirez – a former astronaut.
Netflix said in a press statement that: “Away is a thrilling, emotional drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way.”