New 'For All Mankind' Footage Pays Tribute to Moon Landing

New 'For All Mankind' Footage Pays Tribute to Moon Landing

Joel Kinnaman is going to space. The actor appears in a new video Apple TV posted hours ago to promote its Space Age drama For All Mankind, which stars Kinnaman as an astronaut in the midst of the space race between the U.S. and Soviet Union.

The series explores an alternate history after the USSR makes it to the moon first and NASA struggles to keep pace. “It plays off of a scenario of, ‘What needed to happen for the space race to continue?’” Kinnaman told us in an interview.

The sneak peek teases Kinnaman and co-star Sarah Jones working at NASA in the 1970s, when work uniforms were baby-blue, apparently, and when astronauts were treated like rockstars. The preview also shows plenty of VFX shots of shuttles, rockets and moons. The video … Read the rest

Watch Joel Kinnaman Discuss His New Apple TV Drama 'For All Mankind'

Watch Joel Kinnaman Discuss His New Apple TV Drama 'For All Mankind'

Joel Kinnaman is ready to blast off into space for his new TV series For All Mankind. The show, created by Ronald D. Moore (Battlestar Galactica, Outlander), depicts and alternate history where the space race between the United States and the USSR never ended.

“Our show starts with the Soviets landing on the moon,” Kinnaman says. “It creates this alternate timeline. It plays off of a scenario of, ‘What needed to happen for the space race to continue?’ I play Ed Baldwin, who is the commander of Apollo 10 and it’s just fantastic writing. It’s a very original show.”

The series is one of the most anticipated TV shows of 2019 and will be one of the high-profile releases on the new Apple TV+ streaming service, launching this fall. The first season … Read the rest

‘For All Mankind’ Trailer: Joel Kinnaman Blasts Into Space In New Apple TV+ Series

‘For All Mankind’ Trailer: Joel Kinnaman Blasts Into Space In New Apple TV+ Series

What would the world be like if the Space Race never ended? How would the United States react if the Soviets were the first to land on the Moon? That’s the fascinating premise of the new Apple TV+ series For All Mankind, created by Ronald D. Moore and starring Joel Kinnaman as Edward Baldwin, a NASA astronaut caught up in the middle of the global space race.

As the first For All Mankind trailer lays out, this alternate history will have the United States chasing the Soviets after the USSR lands on the moon first, sending American ambitions even higher. As one character puts it: “We’re going to the Moon, Saturn, the stars…the galaxy.”

Along with Kinnaman, the show stars Michael Dorman, Sarah Jones, Wrenn Schmidt, Shantel VanSanten, Eric Ladin, and Jodi Balfour as … Read the rest