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"Ad Astra"

Screenplay | Script

Written By: James Gray & Ethan Gross

Early Draft | 08.11.2016

September 20, 2019 | Twentieth Century Fox

Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.

Obviously a serious malfunction here--I’ve lost balance, over.

Roy McBride,

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Born: April 14, 1969. James Gray is a producer, director and writer known for Ad Astra (2019), The Lost City of Z (2016), The Immigrant (2013), We Own the Night.

Ethan Gross is an American-born screenwriter known for Ad Astra (2019), Fringe (four episodes) (2010-2012), Klepto (2003), Skanks (1999).

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Notable Cast
Brad PittBrad Pitt...Roy McBride
Tommy Lee JonesTommy Lee Jones...H. Clifford McBride
Ruth NeggaRuth Negga...Helen Lantos
Donald SutherlandDonald Sutherland...Thomas Pruitt
Kimberly EliseKimberly Elise...Lorraine Deavers
Loren DeanLoren Dean...Donald Stanford
Donnie KeshawarzDonnie Keshawarz...Captain Lawrence Tanner
Sean BlakemoreSean Blakemore...Willie Levant
Bobby NishBobby Nish...Franklin Yoshida
LisaGay HamiltonLisaGay Hamilton...Adjutant General Vogel
John FinnJohn Finn...Brigadier General Stroud
John OrtizJohn Ortiz...Lieutenant General Rivas
Freda Foh ShenFreda Foh Shen...Captain Lu
Kayla AdamsKayla Adams...Female Flight Attendant
Ravi KapoorRavi Kapoor...Arjun Dhariwal
Liv TylerLiv Tyler...Eve


Notable Nominations
Gary Rydstrom, Mark Ulano, Tom Johnson...Best Achievement in Sound Mixing

Box Office

(2019) U.S. Dollars
Opening weekend...$19,001,398
Gross (US & Canada)...$50,188,370
Gross (World)...$127,461,872


U.S. Version


Additional Content
Cast Photos...IMDb
Box Office...IMDb Pro
Poster...20th Century Studios
Awards...The 92nd Academy Awards (2020)

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