Producer of Hollywood’s “The Martian” Talk at the Museum of Flight

SEATTLE – Aditya Sood, the Hollywood producer who brought Andy Weir’s book, “The Martian,” to the screen, will talk about that process in a special public conversation at the Museum on April 16 at 2 p.m. Following the program will be an open reception with Sood in the Museum’s Space Gallery. The event is free with admission to the Museum.

The MartianAfter reading Weir’s book in 2013 he was instrumental in securing an adaption by Drew Goddard, then director Ridley Scott, Twentieth Century Fox and actor Matt Damon to make one of the biggest hits of 2015. In addition to “The Martian,” Sood was executive producer of “Deadpool” (2016) and is currently executive producer on the upcoming “Deadpool 2.”

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field halfway between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $20 for adults, $17 for seniors 65 and older, $17 for active military, $12 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick’s Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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