We talk with Life cast members Ariyon Bakare and Rebecca Ferguson. (video link)
Life, a new sci-fi thriller starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Ryan Reynolds, requires no launch countdown. An International Space Station crew of six is in the midst of retrieving a Mars soil sample as the centerpiece of an eight-month mission.

And naturally, the camera starts rolling right when the probe that’s supposed to bring that sample on board has taken some rock damage.

The situation now requires a high-tension spacewalk in order to operate a mechanical arm and snag the capsule.

But don’t worry—our heroes have snarky, American mission specialist Rory Adams (Reynolds) around.
“I used to play catch when I was in tee-ball,” he tells his colleagues while they all sweat out the do-or-die moment.

The impact is fierce and rocks our point of view for a second… but this crew has it under control. “Cue Instagram, point and shoot mother*cker,” Adams says. (Did we mention the Deadpool tandem of Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick wrote this script?)
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