- 2h 2min
- Directed by: James Gray
- Cast: Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, Donald Sutherland
- UK release: 18 September 2019
In the near future, Roy McBride (Pitt) is an astronaut searching for his father Clifford (Jones), himself a pioneering space explorer. But Roy’s classified mission turns deadly. Gray’s stellar third film is a huge step up, mixing horror and action with deeper themes and anchored by a dazzling turn from Pitt, who has never been better.
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Brad Pitt: Ad Astra was the hardest movie I've worked on23 Sep 2019
Brad Pitt says 'Ad Astra' was the hardest thing he's ever worked on. The 55-year-old actor admits it was tough to shoot the sci-fi drama and opened up about one particularly hard physical part of the shoot. Director James Gray shared: "Actors…
Brad Pitt praised by Ad Astra co-star20 Sep 2019
Brad Pitt juggles the roles of actor and producer "seamlessly". The 55-year-old actor plays astronaut Roy McBride in 'Ad Astra', which he also produced, and co-star Loren Dean praised the actor for how he managed to perfectly combine starring in the…
James Gray says Ad Astra's shocking ending might 'upset' people19 Sep 2019
James Gray says the shocking ending of 'Ad Astra' will "upset" some people. Brad Pitt stars in the sci-fi film as astronaut Roy McBride investigating deadly electrical storms which could be connected to his absent father (Tommy Lee Jones) who…
Ad Astra filmmaker James Gray wasn't worried about delayed release16 Sep 2019
'Ad Astra' director James Gray was never worried about the movie's release date delays. The highly anticipated sci-fi blockbuster – which stars Brad Pitt as astronaut Roy McBride investigating deadly electrical storms which could be connected to his…
Ad Astra29 Aug 2019
Venice 2019: Brad Pitt dazzles in James Gray's stellar sci-fi adventure
James Gray boldly goes where few filmmakers have gone before with this stellar sci-fi, co-written with Ethan Gross. After impressing with slightly off-the-radar efforts like Two Lovers and The Lost City of Z, Gray takes a huge step up commercially…
Ruth Negga joins Ad Astra8 Aug 2017
Ruth Negga has joined 'Ad Astra'. The 35-year-old actress will appear alongside the likes of Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones in the sci-fi adventure movie about a guy who tries to find his missing scientist father who poses a threat to…
Brad Pitt's Ad Astra to film in July11 Apr 2017
Brad Pitt's new movie 'Ad Astra' will begin filming in July. The 53-year-old actor is set to star in the upcoming sci-fi movie which will see him play the role of an autistic engineer whose father left when he was young to try and find…
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