EXCLUSIVE: Emmy winner Kyle Chandler has come aboard the George Clooney-directed untitled Netflix post-apocalyptic movie, which Clooney will star in together with Felicity Jones.
Chandler is about to play an American astronaut named Mitchell within the movie, which follows the parallel tales of Augustine (Clooney), a lonely scientist within the Arctic, as he races to make contact with the crew of the Aether spacecraft as they attempt to return house to Earth.
Mark L. Smith, the screenwriter behind The Revenant, penned the script primarily based on Lily Brooks-Dalton’s 2016 novel Good Morning, Midnight.
Clooney and his filmmaking associate Grant Heslov are producing the pic beneath their Smokehouse Footage banner with Nameless Content material and Syndicate Leisure.
The mission reunites Chandler and Clooney as the 2 most lately labored collectively on the Hulu miniseries, Catch 22. Chandler was simply seen on the massive display in WB’s Godzilla: King of the Monsters and can reprise his function within the follow-up, Godzilla vs. Kong, out subsequent yr.
He’s repped by Gersh and Brillstein Leisure Companions.