One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance.
Did you know?
A 300-page "bible" covering the history of mankind from their decision to leave Earth right up to the events depicted in the finished film was prepared by Eisner Award-winning comic writer Peter David alongside Michael Jan Friedman and Robert Greenberger. The bible would serve as a resource for all kinds of ancillary materials in the After Earth franchise. Read More