Preview – The First

Sean Penn
Tom Hagerty (Sean Penn), shown. (Photo by: Paul Schrimaldi/Hulu).

Sean Penn stars in this new sci-fi drama series about a manned mission of Mars.

Written by Beau Willimon (House of Cards), a private company run by businesswoman Laz Ingram (Natascha McElhone) is about to launch its the crew, the Providence, to the red planet. However, for some reason, the man who was going to in command of the mission, Tom Hagerty (Penn) was passed over for the job and is remaining on Earth, but why?

The First is on Channel 4 at 21.00.