Brad Pitt Sci-Fi Film ‘Ad Astra’ Set for January 2019 Release

Space epic co-stars Tommy Lee Jones and is directed by James Gray

Last Updated: September 14, 2017 @ 10:30 PM

The science-fiction epic “Ad Astra” now has a release date: The 20th Century Fox and New Regency film starring Brad Pitt and Tommy Lee Jones will land in theaters Jan. 11, 2019.

The film follows astronaut Roy McBride (Pitt), who searches the solar system to find his father (Jones), who disappeared twenty years earlier after departing on a one-way mission to Neptune to look for signs of alien life. Ruth Negga, Donald Sutherland, Jamie Kennedy and John Finn also star.

Directed by James Gray, it’s written by Gray and “Fringe” veteran Ethan Gross. Plan B Entertainment, New Regency Productions, RT Features, Keep Your Head, and Mad River produce.