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The Ad Astra cast consists of several top-tier actors and actresses, and they've come together to bring a new space movie to theaters. The Lost City of Z's James Gray directed the 2019 science fiction drama, and co-wrote the screenplay with Ethan Gross.


Ad Astra is this fall's big new sci-fi movie and is already garnering strong reviews, but what does the title mean? Directed and co-written by James Gray, with Ethan Gross also in charge of the script, Ad Astra stars Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Liv Tyler, Ruth Negga, and Donald Sutherland.


In Ad Astra we follow astronaut Roy McBride (Brad Pitt) as he travels into deep space to find his missing father, Clifford McBride (Tommy Lee Jones), who disappeared on a mission looking for extra-terrestrial intelligence and now, 30 years later, threatens the entire universe. Roy’s journey through the unforgiving solar system uncovers secrets that threaten human life on Earth as we know it and will challenge the nature of human existence and its place amongst the cosmos.


Directed by Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), who has stepped away from the new Star Wars trilogy he’s developing, Knives Out came together last year and quickly attracted the attention of some of the biggest names in the industry, rendering a profoundly star-studded cast ranging from Hollywood veteran Christopher Plummer to up-and-coming actors such as Jaeden Martell (IT, IT Chapter Two). The remaining ensemble is comprised of movie icons Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Jamie Lee Curtis, Toni Collette, and many more. 


Having starred in countless movies, and as the recipient of two Academy Awards® for “Best Actress” in Blue Jasmine (2013) and “Best Supporting Actress” in The Aviator (2004), we were beyond excited to sit down with Cate Blanchett as well as the supporting cast and director of Where’d You Go, Bernadette.