Lucy in the Sky Movie

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Who's Involved:

Reese Witherspoon, Natalie Portman, Dan Stevens, Jon Hamm, Brian C. Brown, Zazie Beetz, Ellen Burstyn, Bruna Papandrea, Colman Domingo, Tig Notaro, Noah Hawley, Elliott DiGuiseppi

Release Date:

Friday, October 4, 2019 (Limited)

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

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Lucy in the Sky Plot: What's the story?

The film centers on a married astronaut (Portman) who returns to Earth after a mission and begins an affair with a fellow astronaut (Hamm). She heads into a downward spiral as she loses her connection to her family — a condition that can afflict those who spend a long time in space — and when her lover begins another affair with an astronaut trainee (Beetz).

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Lucy in the Sky?

  1. Inspired by the true-life astronaut love triangle in 2007.
  2. Zazie Beetz will play an astronaut trainee who begins to have an affair with Jon Hamm's character (Hollywood Reporter, 4/2/2018).
  3. Jon Hamm will play Natalie Portman’s fellow astronaut who she aggressively pursues after returning to Earth (Variety, 3/14/18).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Lucy in the Sky?

A look at the Lucy in the Sky behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Noah Hawley last directed To Be Read Backwards and Lucy in the Sky. The film's writer Elliott DiGuiseppi last wrote Lucy in the Sky.


Noah Hawley


Bruna Papandrea
Reese Witherspoon

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Production Timeline: When did the Lucy in the Sky come together?

On or about August 10, 2019 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about May 25, 2019 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about March 14, 2018 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Expected to start shooting this spring.

On or about May 12, 2015 • The film was in Development status.

Lucy in the Sky Release Date: When was it released?

Lucy in the Sky was released in 2019 on Friday, October 4, 2019 in limited movie theaters. There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Climbers, Joker and Rogue Warfare.

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October 4, 2019 Limited
October 4, 2019

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