First Look at Matt Damon in Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’

75Not to beat a dead horse, but one of the best books I’ve read in the past few years is Andy Weir’s The Martian. It was a real page turner, equal parts adventurous, funny, and thrilling, with a real feel for science, all done in such a clever way by Weir that you couldn’t put it down. In short, it’s a ready made science fiction cinematic epic. Well, if filmmaker Ridley Scott doesn’t ruin it, we should have a great film in late November. Today we have a First Look at star Matt Damon as Mark Watney from the flick, which details an astronaut’s quest for survival when he’s accidentally stranded on Mars. Scott is directing from a screenplay by Drew Goddard, so this is a star studded affair, which doesn’t even include the A-list supporting cast. Anyway, you can see the full image below of Damon (via the site Entrada Numerada), and while it looks fairly standard issue, it’s a welcome tease that the movie is on the way. I can’t wait for more on this one, so while you scope out Damon, stay tuned for more. The Martian hits theaters on November 25th…

Here’s the full image:

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