Chiwetel Ejiofor has joined Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig, Kate Mara, Michael Pena, Jeff Daniels, Jessica Chastain and Donald Glover in Ridley Scott’s upcoming sci-fi thriller "The Martian."
Damon will star, playing an astronaut who is stranded on Mars solo, and must learn to adapt and survive, while he waits for a rescue mission from earth, led by Chastain.
No word on what role exactly that Ejiofor has signed up for. But we do know that Glover will play a character described as a bright young NASA employee in the 20th Century Fox project.
"The Martian" is set to hit theaters in November 2015.
Entertainment Weekly first reported the news.