‘The Martian’ to become the first sci-fi movie to get an official release date
The Wall St. Journal — January 27, 2019 — The sci-Fi epic The Martian will get its official release on Feb. 8, 2019, the same day that the first movie of its trilogy hits theaters.
A release date for the next film in the series, starring Chris Pratt, has yet to be announced.
The Martian has been a hit with audiences, earning $1.3 billion at the box office, according to comScore.
It is the second-highest grossing movie in its trilogy, which includes the 2015 sci- fi hit Independence Day and the 2017 thriller The Martian.
The Martian hits theaters Feb. 1, 2019.