Oscar winner Hilary Swank will be starring in Netflix’s upcoming space drama series Away.
The 44-year-old actor will play Emma Green, an American astronaut who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission.
Jessica Goldberg will serve as showrunner and writer for the 10-episode series, the streaming giant said in a statement.
Ed Zwick will direct the first episode which will be penned by Andrew Hinderaker.
The series, which hails from Universal Television, True Jack Productions, and 6th & Idaho, will be executive produced by Goldberg, Zwick, Hinderaker, Matt Reeves, Adam Kassan, Michelle Lee and Jeni Mulein.
Jason Katims will also serve as writer and executive producer.