Columbia Pictures and Skydance have released the first trailer for Life, starring Ariyon Bakare, Olga Dihovichnaya, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds and Hiroyuki Sanada.
Directed by Daniel Espinosa and written by Paul Wernick and Rhett Reese, Life tells the story of a six-person crew aboard the International Space Station who discover the first evidence of life on Mars. What should be a dream come true turns into a nightmare, as a harmless-looking alien life form in a petri dish grabs one crew member by the arm, and then refuses to let him go.
Panic ensues as the rest of the crew members scramble to save their own lives. Throughout the trailer, excerpts from President John F. Kennedy's 1962 "moon speech" at Rice University play in the background. "No man can fully grasp how far and how fast we have come...There is no strife, no prejudice, no national conflict in outer space as yet. Its hazards are hostile to us all," Kennedy says. "Its conquest deserves the best of all mankind, and its opportunity for peaceful cooperation many never come again...And, therefore, as we set sail we ask God's blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked."