Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn’s small-screen debut ‘The First’ TV Series. Two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn has been selected as the male lead of The First.’House of Cards’ creator Beau Willimon’s straight-to-series drama, slated to premiere on Hulu and Channel 4 in 2018. For Milk and Mystic River movie he won Oscar, but this is his first major TV role.
In The First explores the first human mission to Mars and astronomical immigration. This eight-episode drama emphasis not only on the astronauts but also on their families and loved ones, as well as the team on Earth. Nowadays Space is the hottest genre. Penn’s character Details are being kept under wraps.
Production of The First will begin this year for a premiere on the streamer in 2018. Hulu is co-financing the ambitious drama alongside Channel 4 and IMG. The First will own and produced by the Willimon’s and Tappis’ Westward Productions.