Netflix sends Hilary Swank ‘Away’ to Mars

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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, writing stories set in a future virtual world. And, during the day, she 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]. She is also the editor and publisher of Hypergrid Business, one of the top global sites covering virtual reality.

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