Rachel Brosnahan to star in sci-fi film 'Distant'

Los Angeles, Feb 27 (PTI) 'Marvelous Mrs Maisel' star Rachel Brosnahan will play the lead role in sci-fi comedy 'Distant'.

The film, which will also feature Broadway actor Anthony Ramos, will be directed by Will Speck and Josh Gordon from a script by Spenser Cohen, as per Variety.

The story revolves around an asteroid miner who crash-lands on an alien planet and must contend with the challenges of his new surroundings while making his way across the harsh terrain to the only other survivor – a woman who is trapped in her escape pod.

'Distant', which hails from Amblin Partners, will be produced by Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Fred Berger and Anna Halberg.

Speck and Gordon will also serve as executive producers, along with Jonathan Rothbart and Matt Hirsch. PTI RB RB