FIRST LOOK | Hilary Swank in Netflix space drama Away

Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
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  • Netflix has released a teaser and first look images of the drama, Away.
  • Hilary Swank plays Emma Green an astronaut who will lead a mission to Mars.
  • The series will premiere on the streaming service Friday, 4 September.


Academy Award winner Hilary Swank stars in Netflix's epic emotional drama Away.

On Tuesday the streaming services released a teaser and first look images for the series.

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Hilary plays Emma Green and astronaut who prepares to lead an international crew on the first mission to Mars; she must reconcile her decision to leave behind her husband (Josh Charles) and teenage daughter (Talitha Bateman) when they need her the most.

As the crew's journey into space intensifies, their personal dynamics and the effects of being away from their loved ones back on Earth become increasingly complex.

Other cast members include Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov - a Russian cosmonaut and engineer, Ato Essandoh as Kwesi Weisberg-Adebayo - a world-renowned botanist. Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya - an Air Force fighter pilot from India, Vivian Wu as Lu Wang - a chemist and astronaut representing China, and Monique Curnen as Melissa Ramirez - a former astronaut.

Netflix said in a press statement that: "Away is a thrilling, emotional drama on an epic scale that celebrates the incredible advancements humans can achieve and the personal sacrifices they must make along the way."

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Vivian Wu as Lu Wang, Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov,
Vivian Wu as Lu Wang, Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov, Hilary Swank as Emma Green, Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya, and Ato Essandoh as Dr. Kweis Weisberg-Abban.
Hilary Swank as Emma Green, Josh Charles as Matt L
Hilary Swank as Emma Green, Josh Charles as Matt Logan, and Talitha Bateman as Alexis Logan.
Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov and Hilary Swank as Emm
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov and Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
Josh Charles as Matt Logan, and Talitha Bateman as
Josh Charles as Matt Logan, and Talitha Bateman as Alexis Logan.
Ato Essandoh as Dr Kwesi weisberg-Abban, Ray Panth
Ato Essandoh as Dr Kwesi weisberg-Abban, Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya and Vivian Wu as Lu Wang.
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov, Hilary Swank as Emma G
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov, Hilary Swank as Emma Green.
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov, Ray Panthaki as Ram Ar
Mark Ivanir as Misha Popov, Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya and Ato Essandoh as Dr Kwesi weisberg-Abban.
Vivian Wu as Lu Wang and Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya.
Vivian Wu as Lu Wang and Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya.
Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya ans Hilary Swank as Emma
Ray Panthaki as Ram Arya ans Hilary Swank as Emma Green.

Compiled by Leandra Engelbrecht