Mark Strong (Kingsman: The Secret Service) faces the cold vastness of space in the thrilling sci-fi drama APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN, arriving on DVD October 11, 2016 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.
Written and directed by Mark Elijah Rosenberg, winner of the Sundance Institute/NHK Award (2014), APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN follows Captain William D. Stanaforth (Strong) as he embarks on a one-way solo mission, taking humanity’s first steps toward colonizing Mars. Although the entire world is watching him, he is completely alone in a dark and distant sea of stars. Stanaforth rockets bravely through space facing insurmountable odds, but as the journey takes a toll on his life-sustaining systems, he is forced to make impossible choices that threaten his sanity, mission and very existence. The film also stars Luke Wilson (Concussion), Sanaa Lathan (Now You See Me 2), Anders Danielsen Lie (Oslo, August 31st) and Charles Baker (“Breaking Bad”).
The APPROACHING THE UNKNOWN DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16×9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The DVD includes the feature film in standard definition.
TIDEROCK MEDIA and 3311 PRODUCTIONS present a DEPARTMENT OF MOTION PICTURES / LOVELESS production and in association with HINKSON ENTERTAINMENT. MARK STRONG, LUKE WILSON, SANAA LATHAN. Casting by SUSAN SHOPMAKER, CSA. Costume designer ANNEY PERRINE. Original music by PAUL DAMIAN HOGAN. Production designer STEVEN BROWER. Editors DAVID BARKER, DARRIN NAVARRO, MATT RUNDELL, and MARC VIVES. Director of photography ADAM NEWPORT-BERRA. Executive producers RICHARD LOUGHRAN, JOHN HINKSON, FRED BOLLE, ROSS JACOBSON, SHELDON RABINOWITZ, and EDWARD VAISMAN. Produced by JOSH PENN, MATTHEW PARKER, THOMAS B. FORE, JASON MICHAEL BERMAN, MARK ROBERTS, and P. JENNIFER DANA. Written and directed by MARK ELIJAH ROSENBERG.