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All About The Ryan Gosling Starrer

Project Hail Mary is gearing up to be the ultimate sci-fi thriller of 2026, and spectators are going to be in for a treat — we are calling it!

The space movie is based on Andy Weir’s novel of the same name and narrates the tale of Earth nearing its demise. When former teacher-turned-astronaut Ryland Grace is chosen to aid in resolving the crisis, he sets off on a space mission to ensure the survival of humanity.

Weir is the acclaimed author behind TheMartian, which was also turned into a 2015 movie starring Matt Damon. Drew Goddard penned the screenplay for the upcoming movie and serves as an executive producer alongside Sarah Esberg and Ken Kao.

Wondering what the thrilling space film is about? Here are the plot, cast and release date details about the Project Hail Mary movie.

What is the plot of ‘Project Hail Mary’?

In Project Hail Mary, the book, Ryland Grace finds himself in a dire situation as the only survivor of a critical mission that holds the fate of humanity and Earth in balance. However, he is currently unaware of this fact. Awakening after a prolonged comatosis state, he struggles to even remember his own identity, let alone the purpose of his mission or how to carry it out.

With his crewmates deceased and his memories slowly returning, he faces an overwhelming challenge. Adrift in space aboard a spacecraft assembled by various global entities, he must confront a threat that could lead to the extinction of mankind.

Fortunately, an unexpected ally emerges, offering a glimmer of hope in this gripping narrative of exploration, speculation, and resilience that pushes the boundaries of imagination.

‘Project Hail Mary’ movie’s cast

Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong in First Man (Image credit: IMDb)

After retiring from his iconic Ken persona, Ryan Gosling will lead in his next film Project Hail Mary by playing the role of Ryland Grace. Incidentally, this is not Gosling’s first time in a space movie or even playing an astronaut’s role — the Barbie actor had already starred in First Man (2018), which portrayed Neil Armstrong.

Unfortunately, the rest of the cast has not been revealed as of April 2024. Film enthusiasts and audiences will have to wait and check out this space for upcoming announcements.

‘Project Hail Mary’ release date

Project Hail Mary will hit theater screens on March 20, 2026, as reported by Deadline. Production on the film is expected to start in 2024.

(Hero and feature image credit: Amazon and Wikipedia/CC BY 2.0 and Raph_PH )

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

– When will the Project Hail Mary movie to be released?
Project Hail Mary is set to hit theaters on March 20, 2026.

– Who is in the cast of the Project Hail Mary movie?
Ryan Gosling is playing the lead role of Ryland Grace in the Project Hail Mary movie.