When astronauts blast off from the planet Mars, they leave behind Mark Watney, presumed dead after a fierce storm. With only a meager amount of supplies, the stranded visitor must utilize his wits and spirit to find a way to survive on the hostile planet. Meanwhile, back on Earth, members of NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring him home, while his crew mates hatch their own plan for a daring rescue mission.
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Irrfan Khan was chosen to play Venkat Kapoor, but a Bollywood contract of his had an unexpected snag and he wasn't able to make the schedule needed for The Martian. This occurred about three weeks before the filming started. Not having luxury of targeting an ethnicity, they had to get the biggest name they could get on short notice. That turned out to be Chiwetel Ejiofor. Read More