September 3, 2014
Jessica Chastain And Kristen Wiig Circling Ridley Scott's THE MARTIAN Starring Matt Damon
Deadline reports the casting for Ridley Scott's next science-fiction film is underway. Jessica Chastain and Kristen Wiig are circling the female leads, opposite Matt Damon in The Martian. The film setup at 20th Century Fox, was adapted from the Andy Weir novel by screenwriter Drew Goddard (Daredevil, Cabin The Woods, Sinister Six, Cloverfield). It centres around an astronaut (Damon), who must survive his mission to Mars.