Sean Bean has joined Matt Damon in The Martian, the space survival drama Ridley Scott is directing for Twentieth Century Fox
The story centers on an astronaut (Damon) who is stranded in a Martian colony and struggles to survive, hoping he can last long enough for NASA to organize a rescue mission.
The cast already includes such high-profile names as Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kate Mara, Michael Pena and Kristen Wiig.
Bean will play a NASA flight director.
Source - THR