Surprising Facts about The Martian (Spoilers!)


1. The movie is based on the bestseller book “The Martian” by Andy Weir
2. Originally, the book was posted just for fun on the author’s blog but fans persuaded the author to sell it through Amazon for 99 cents.


3. Planet Mars which is pictured in the movies was filmed in Wadi Rum desert in Jordan. This place if popular for its martian look. Other movies like red planet and Mission to Mars where filmed here.
4. All scenes with Matt Damon were filmed in 5 weeks. He almost had no contact with all other actors till the movie tour.
5. It took only 70 days to film whole movie (including 3 weeks in NASA premises).

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