Created by Mark Lafferty. With Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, Patrick Fischler. U.S. fighter pilots are recruited to test experimental aircraft and rockets to become first Mercury astronauts. TV adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book, 'The Right Stuff'.
Genre: Adventure Drama History
Stars: Patrick J. Adams, Jake McDorman, Colin O'Donoghue, James Lafferty, Aaron Staton, Michael Trotter, Micah Stock, Eloise Mumford, Nora Zehetner, Eric Ladin
At the height of the Cold War, newly formed NASA selects seven of the military’s best test pilots to become astronauts. Competing to be the first in space, these men achieve the extraordinary, inspiring the world to turn towards a new horizon of ambition and hope.
historical drama anthology series, based on the 1979 book of the same name by Tom Wolfe and its 1983 movie adaptation, that premiered on October 9, 2020 on Disney+, as a Disney Plus Original Series. It explores the origins and growth of the United States' space program.
The Right Stuff takes a "gritty, anti-nostalgic look at what would become America's first reality show as the obsessive original Mercury Seven astronauts and their families become instant celebrities in a competition that will either kill them or make them immortal. The one-hour drama will follow the protagonists from the Mojave Desert to the edges of space, with future seasons carrying through to humankind’s greatest achievement: the moon landing