Hilary Swank to Star in Netflix’s Drama “Away”

Hilary Swank is heading to Netflix and Mars. 

The 44-year-old actress has been tapped to headline the steaming giant’s forthcoming space drama Away from Jason Katims and Matt Reeves.

The two-time Academy Award winner will play American astronaut Emma Green, who must leave her husband and teenage daughter behind to command an international space crew embarking upon a treacherous mission to the Red Planet.

Jessica Goldberg has signed on to serve as showrunner. Universal Television is producing. Swank will also exec produce. 

Swank, who is best know for her roles on Boys Don’t Cry and Million Dollar Baby is continuing her TV push. Her most recent project was Trust.