'For All Mankind': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about Apple TV+'s space race drama
The sci-fi series will explore an alternate reality where the space race never ended after the USSR succeeds in the first manned Moon landing
Quite a few Apple TV+ series projects were kept under wraps and after months of waiting, the news is finally out that dystopian drama 'For All Mankind' will premiere exclusively on Apple TV+ which is set to be launched this Fall. Here's what we know about the sci-fi drama so far.
With Apple TV+ set to make an arrival in the second half of the year, it is likely that 'For All Mankind' might be one of the early releases.
The plot goes back to the space race in the 1960s between USSR and America. According to a release from Apple: "The drama presents an aspirational world where NASA astronauts, engineers, and their families find themselves in the center of extraordinary events seen through the prism of an alternate history timeline."
Deadline too described 'For All Mankind' as a sci-fi drama series that will explore an alternate reality where the space race had never ended after the USSR succeeds in the first manned Moon landing. According to Inverse, the series asks the question of what if the tussle had never ended? Currently, the race has evolved in the form of superior and a much modern range of technologies.
'For All Mankind' boasts of an impressive star cast.
Joel Kinnaman ('Altered Carbon' and 'RoboCop')
Michael Dorman ('Wonderland' and 'The Secret Life of Us') as Gordo Stevens
Sarah Jones ('Alcatraz') as Tracy Stevens
Jodi Balfour, Shantel VanSanten, Arturo Del Puerto, Eric Ladin, Rebecca Wisocky and Wrenn Schmidt round up the rest of the cast.
'For All Mankind' has 'Battlestar Galactica' creator Ronald D Moore, Matt Wolpert, and Ben Nedivi as creators and executive producers. Maril Davis comes in as the executive producer.
The trailer opens with footage of the moon landing, but things take an abrupt turn with the USSR reaching the moon as well and making way for a race that aims for "Mars, Saturn, the stars, the galaxy."
According to IMDb, The sci-fi drama consists of nine episodes. You can find them below in order.
Episode 1: "Red Moon"
Episode 2: "He Built the Saturn V"
Episode 4: "Nixon’s Women"
Episode 5: "Into the Abyss"
Episode 7: "Hi Bob"
Episode 8: "Rupture"
Episode 9: "Dangerous Liaisons"
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