Lucy in the Sky is an upcoming American drama film co-written and directed by Noah Hawley and starring Natalie Portman, Jon Hamm, Zazie Beetz, Dan Stevens, Colman Domingo, and Ellen Burstyn.

Noah Hawley helmed “Lucy in the Sky” in his directorial feature film debut. Portman stars as an astronaut who returns to Earth following an elongated period is distance and starts an obsessive affair with a fellow astronaut, played by Jon Hamm.The plot is loosely based on the true story of NASA astronaut Lisa Nowak, who had been detained in 2007 for the attempted murder of fellow astronaut Colleen Shipman, who had been romantically involved in astronaut William Oefelein. It is scheduled to be released on 4 October 2019.

The film, formerly called “Pale Blue Dot,” also stars Dan Stevens — as the husband of Portman’s character — Zazie Beetz and Ellen Burstyn. Portman won an Academy Award for “Black Swan” and was nominated for “Jackie” and “Closer.”

An astronaut returns to Earth after a lengthy mission and begins an affair with a fellow astronaut. She heads into a downward spiral as she loses her connection to her family, and when her lover begins another affair with an astronaut trainee, the bottom drops out.The film is loosely based on astronaut Lisa Nowak’s criminal activities around her romantic involvement with fellow astronaut William Oefelein.

Tony Todd, best known for the “Candyman” and “Final Destination” franchises, will star in the thriller film “Realm of Shadows” as a Catholic priest.Jimmy Drain plays a man being lured by Satan. The film, directed by Drain and Brian McCulley, also stars Vida Ghaffari, Denise Gurule, Lauren C. Mayhew, Jodi Lynn Thomas, Gregg Stone, Caustic Scifidelic, Mark Fowler and Noah Anderson.

Production is underway through ThunderKnight Entertainment in Denver. Todd is set to star in the upcoming “Candyman” reboot.

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