Matt Damon is caught in a seriously scary space storm in first-look footage from The Martian

This exclusive new clip sees the moment Mark Watney is left for dead on Mars...


If you’re already feeling a little stressed, frazzled or anxious this afternoon, you’re probably going to want to give this exclusive clip from upcoming sci-fi film The Martian a miss. Our first-look footage lasts a little over one minute, but it manages to create an impressive amount of tension…


The Martian tells the story of Mark Watney (Matt Damon), a botanist, mechanical engineer and astronaut who is left for dead when a space storm on Mars causes the crew of the Ares 3 mission to evacuate the planet. With no way to contact NASA, Watney embarks on a mission to survive independently in space.

And this clip sees the arrival of that very storm and the moment which leaves his fellow astronauts presuming the worst…

The Martian, based on Andy Weir’s novel and directed by Ridley Scott, also stars Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels and Chiwetel Ejiofor.


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