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Sean Penn stars in The First (Official Trailer)

The First
Photo by: Paul Schrimaldi/Hulu
Written by Todd Stowell

Two-time Academy Award winner Sean Penn takes us on the first human spaceflight to Mars in The First.


Sean Penn leads an ensemble cast in this near-future drama about a crew of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars. Under the direction of visionary aerospace magnate Laz Ingram (Natascha McElhone), the crew contends with peril and personal sacrifice as they undertake the greatest pioneering feat in human history. The Hulu Mars-themed drama series hails from House of Cards creator Beau Willimon. The straight-to-series order from Hulu focuses on the astronauts, their families & loved ones, and the ground team on Earth.

Starring Sean Penn, Natascha McElhone, LisaGay Hamilton, Oded Fehr, James Ransone, Hannah Ware, Anna Jacoby-Heron, Keiko Agena, and Melissa George.

Premiering September 14, 2018, with all 8 episodes releasing at once on Hulu (subscription may be required).


About the author

Todd Stowell

At night, I'm 1/2 of the Zadzooks! Happy Hour podcast. By day, I'm a Director of Digital Technology. My top-5 go-to movies are Ghostbusters (1984), Die Hard, Unbreakable, Back to the Future and Shaun of the Dead.

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