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Netflix sends Hilary Swank ‘Away’ to Mars

By Maria Korolov

Netflix’s new show “Away”, the first 10-episode season of which drops Sept. 4, takes a realistic, personal approach to the first manned trip to Mars.

It stars Hilary Swank, who won the best actress Oscar twice — first in 2000 for “Boys Don’t Cry” and then again in 2005 for “Million Dollar Baby.”

“Away” comes from the people behind “Parenthood” and “Friday Night Lights,” two shows focused on family drama.

You can see that dramatic focus in the official trailer below.

MetaStellar editor and publisher Maria Korolov is a science fiction novelist. During the day, Maria Korolov is an award-winning freelance technology journalist who covers artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and enterprise virtual reality. See her Amazon author page here and follow her on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. Email her at [email protected]. Her first virtual world novella, Krim Times, made the Amazon best-seller list in its category. Her second novella, The Lost King of Krim, is out now. She is also the editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business, one of the top global sites covering virtual reality.