While House of Cards creator Beau Willimon has been busy cleaning up with Robin Wright follow Kevin Spacey’s firing from the Netflix series, he’s also been hard at work on other things. Like Hulu‘s new series The First, a science fiction drama set in the not-too-distant future that sends Sean Penn and a bunch of other intrepid astronauts to Mars. All eight episodes of the show are scheduled to drop Wednesday, September 12th on the streaming outlet.
According to Hulu:
Set in the near future (2030), this groundbreaking story explores the challenges of taking the first steps towards Mars.
Viewers will get an intimate look at the dedicated characters trying to reach the unknown while dealing with the psychological and physical toll it takes to achieve the impossible.