2 time Oscar winner Hillary Swank is set to step in outer space in Netflix's new space drama 'Away'. Swank plays an astronaut who is spearheading a mission to Mars. From the trailer, it becomes clear that Away is not just a space series showing people going to space. The show will also dwell deeper into the personal lives of the astronauts and the sacrifices they make to set step on a new planet.
Swank's husband is played by Josh Charles, who will be seen in a major small-screen role, since his departure from The Good Wife. Their daughter is played by Talitha Bateman. The space crew includes actors such as Mark Ivanir, Ray Panthaki, Ato Essandoh, Vivian Vu, and Monique Curnen. The show has a diverse cast when it comes to playing the astronauts. Together they must brave the unforeseen future as they dedicate 3 years of their lives to the Mars missions. The tagline of the show is 'To reach out for the stars, we must leave people behind'.
The trailer promises thrills and a lot of emotional drama. The series is set to start streaming from 4th September 2020.