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Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction of 'The Martian' (2016)

Video | 10 min | Documentary, Short

Director/Producer Ridley Scott is on-hand to tell viewers how Andy Weir's novel was turned into a screenplay and eventually this movie. Also offering comments are Andy Weir himself, plus Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, ...See moreDirector/Producer Ridley Scott is on-hand to tell viewers how Andy Weir's novel was turned into a screenplay and eventually this movie. Also offering comments are Andy Weir himself, plus Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Producer Aditya Sood, Producer Simon Kinberg, Executive Producer Mark Huffam, and NASA Planetary Science Division Director James L. Green. See less
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Ridley Scott
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Andy Weir
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Matt Damon
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Aditya Sood
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Simon Kinberg
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Chiwetel Ejiofor
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Mark Huffam
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James L. Green
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Jessica Chastain
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