LOS ANGELES, Sept. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Motion picture and television studio STX Entertainment has officially titled their previously untitled intergalactic love story as "The Space Between Us," it was announced today by Oren Aviv, President of STX Entertainment's Motion Picture Group.
Set to start production this month, the film stars Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight, Harry Potter), Asa Butterfield (Ender's Game, Hugo), Carla Gugino ("Wayward Pines," Night at the Museum), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland, The Longest Ride), BD Wong (Jurassic World, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"), and Janet Montgomery (Black Swan, "Salem").
In this star-crossed science fiction love story about two teens from different worlds, Gardner Elliot, the first human born on Mars, is secretly raised in an experimental colony after his astronaut mother dies during childbirth. Sixteen years later, Gardner begins an online romance with a girl living in Colorado and hatches a plan to travel across the universe to meet her. Now, on the run, with Earth's gravity threatening his very existence, Gardner must race against time and nature to find his love and win her heart. Once united, the two teens venture to seek out the enigmatic billionaire who funded the original expedition to Mars, in hopes of uncovering information about Gardner's mother and the mysterious circumstances surrounding how Gardner came into existence.
ABOUT STX ENTERTAINMENT
STX Entertainment is a fully-integrated motion picture and television studio specializing in the production, marketing, and distribution of talent-driven films and television programming. It is the first major studio to be launched at this scale in Hollywood in more than twenty years.
STX Entertainment recently released their first feature film, the critically-acclaimed box office success The Gift which will be followed by upcoming releases Secret in Their Eyes, written and directed by Billy Ray and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts; The Boy, a horror film from director William Brent Bell (The Devil Inside), written by Stacey Menear and starring Lauren Cohan ("The Walking Dead"); and epic action-drama The Free State of Jones, starring Matthew McConaughey, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Keri Russell and Mahershala Ali from writer-director and 4-time Academy Award nominee Gary Ross.
In addition to The Space Between Us, STX has two films set to start production this fall, with five films in active pre-production.
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