A new 'Ad Astra' movie trailer teases sci-fi spectacle on an IMAX scale

A new trailer has just been released for the 20th Century Fox science fiction thriller Ad Astra. From The Lost City of Z director James Gray, the film stars Brad Pitt and boasts a screenplay by Gray and Ethan Gross, best known for writing episodes of Bad Robot‘s paranormal thriller series Fringe. As the new trailer showcases, Ad Astra will be delivering cinematic spectacle on an IMAX scale. You can watch the new trailer in the player below and, if you missed it, click here to watch the film’s first trailer.

Ad Astra (a latin phrase meaning “to the stars”), follows astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt) as he travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

In addition to Pitt, Ad Astra also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga, Liv Tyler, and Donald Sutherland. The film is produced by Pitt alongside Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, James Gray, Anthony Katagas, Rodrigo Teixeira and Arnon Milchan.

Ad Astra hits theaters September 20.

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