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‘The Martian’ Trailer: Bring Matt Damon Back Home

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by Mike Sampson August 19, 2015 @ 8:02 AM
20th Century Fox
A crew of insanely smart scientists travel to a barren alien landscape. After an interstellar storm, one of the crew is left behind and presumed dead. He is, however, very much alive, and slowly begins plotting his return. No, it’s not the story of Doctor Doom in the new Fantastic Four reboot...OK, it is, but it’s also the plot for the upcoming Ridley Scott sci-fi drama The Martian, and today we’ve got a brand new trailer for you.

Ridley Scott Is Holding Up Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Alien 5’ Because He Wants to Make ‘Prometheus 2’ First

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by Jacob Hall August 18, 2015 @ 1:48 PM
20th Century Fox
The current state of the Alien franchise is a little confusing, to say the least. In one corner, you have Ridley Scott planning to make a sequel to his prequel, Prometheus. In the other corner, you have Neill Blomkamp, still plugging away at Alien 5, which may or may not ignore the third and fourth entries in the original series. In fact, the sheer amount of Alien stuff in the works seems to have clogged up the pipes. If a new report is to be believed, Blomkamp’s film is being put on the back burner until Scott can make Prometheus 2 a reality.

‘The Martian’ Viral Video: Matt Damon Ponders Life’s Big Mysteries, You Know, Like Aquaman

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by Britt Hayes August 4, 2015 @ 6:16 PM
The more we see of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, the more promising the film looks. Before the official trailer hit, 20th Century Fox released a viral video from the archives of the fictional Ares 3 spacecraft. A second viral video from the archives has arrived online, just as humorous and insightful — if not more so — than the first.

‘Prometheus 2’ Is Still Happening, Ridley Scott to Begin Filming in January

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by Britt Hayes August 3, 2015 @ 5:06 PM
20th Century Fox
Ridley Scott has a tendency to talk up projects that seem to take forever to actually make it into development — Blade Runner 2, for example, took years of Scott discussing it publicly before Harrison Ford agreed to return and director Denis Villeneuve came aboard. Scott has spent the last few years talking up Prometheus 2 as well, but it seems like this one is actually happening sooner than we could have expected.

‘The Martian’ Photos Feature Matt Damon’s Isolated Astronaut

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by Britt Hayes July 29, 2015 @ 5:16 PM
The more we see of Ridley Scott’s The Martian, the more we wish we could see this film, like, tomorrow. Two new official photos along with two new magazine covers give us yet another look at Scott’s sci-fi drama, featuring Matt Damon as a stranded astronaut — but when the scenery looks that beautiful, maybe you don’t need to be rescued.

Ridley Scott to Direct ‘The Cartel,’ Leonardo DiCaprio Eyed for Lead Role

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by Britt Hayes July 24, 2015 @ 6:10 PM
Paramount
Ridley Scott’s The Martian doesn’t hit theaters until later this year, but the director is already lining up his next ambitious project: The Cartel, based on the best-selling, and much-buzzed-about book by Don Winslow. In addition, 20th Century Fox is reportedly eyeing Leonardo DiCaprio to take the leading role, which could attract some healthy awards season attention.

‘The Martian’ Star Matt Damon Says This Movie Is Totally Different From ‘Interstellar’

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by Britt Hayes June 17, 2015 @ 6:07 PM
20th Century Fox
For the second time in as many years, Matt Damon will be starring in a sci-fi film as an astronaut stranded all alone on a planet. In Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Damon played Dr. Mann, whose mental health went a bit wackadoo after he was left alone in space. In Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Damon plays Mark Watney, an astronaut stranded on Mars and struggling to survive. To further invite comparisons, both films star Jessica Chastain. But Matt Damon would like to assure you that these films are very different.

‘The Martian’ Reveals New Video and Two More Images, Trailer Reportedly Arrives Very Soon

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by Britt Hayes June 7, 2015 @ 1:17 PM
We sure have been seeing a whole lot of images from The Martian lately — Ridley Scott’s new sci-fi film starring Matt Damon has been dropping images left and right, and we still haven’t even seen a trailer yet. The latest stills from the movie feature Matt Damon (of course) and Jeff Daniels, while a new video introduces us to the crew of the Ares 3, giving us our first look at footage from the film.

15 Facts You Might Not Know About ‘Blade Runner’

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by ScreenCrush Staff May 26, 2015 @ 10:57 AM
It’s hard to imagine anyone else besides Harrison Ford as Rick Deckard in Blade Runner. Even Philip K. Dick, who wrote the novel the film is based on said, “If Harrison Ford had not played that role, Deckard would never become an actual person.” But, it almost was not Harrison Ford. Director Ridley Scott was in talks with Dustin Hoffman to star in the film (alongside Blondie lead singer Debbie Harry), before both were recast, just three months before shooting began. That’s just one of the facts packed into the latest episode of You Think You Know Movies, which tracks down replicants with Blade Runner!