Washington: American star Hilary Swank is all set to star in Netflix’s upcoming area drama, ‘Away’.

The two-time Academy Award winner has actually been roped in to play the lead function in the Mars objective drama, reported Variety.

Swank will play the function of an American astronaut Emma Green, who should leave her other half and child behind to organize a global area team launching a treacherous objective to the Red Planet.

The series is loosely motivated by Chris Jones’ short article of the very same name and is referred to as having to do with hope, mankind and how we require one another if we are to start a journey of accomplishing difficult things.

Netflix has actually provided a 10- episode order for the program. Apart from starring as the primary lead, Swank will likewise function as executive manufacturer.

‘The Path’ developer Jessica Goldberg will function as the showrunner, executive, and author manufacturer, together with Jason Katims, Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Michelle Lee and Andrew Hinderaker, who composed the very first episode.

Ed Zwick will direct the very first episode and likewise function as an executive manufacturer.

‘Away’ is being produced by Universal Television, True Jack Productions, and 6th & Idaho.

The upcoming series is the current job to check out the job of making it to Mars in the last couple of years after Nat Geo aired the very first season of their initial series ‘Mars’ in 2016 and Hulu, which is presently prepping ‘The First’ starring Sean Penn and Natascha McElhone.

‘The First’ will chronicle an imaginary effort to send out the very first manned objective to Mars.

Source: ANI