The First


Hulu's 'The First' Trailer: Sean Penn Heads to Mars in Beau Willimon's Sci-Fi Drama

With Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First readying for it's Friday, September 14th launch (all episodes) on Hulu, the streaming service has released the official trailer for the eight-episode series. Written by Willimon, the space exploration drama stars Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) and Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication); is produced by Westward Productions, and co-financed by Hulu, Channel 4 […]

The First: Hulu Launches First Teaser for Sean Penn/Natascha McElhone Sci-Fi Series

With Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First readying for it's Friday, September 14, launch on Hulu, the streaming service is offering viewers the first official teaser for the eight-episode series. Written by Willimon, the space exploration series stars Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) and Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication); produced by Westward Productions, and co-financed […]

Sean Penn Series 'The First' Gets Launch Date, First-Look Images from Hulu

Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) new science fiction-drama The First has finally received a launch date from Hulu, with the streaming service set to premiere the Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) / Natascha McElhone (Ronin, Californication) series on Friday, September 14. To coincide with the announcement, Hulu is also giving us some new first-look […]

The First: Oded Fehr, James Ransone Join Hulu's Mars Mission Series

The crew of Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) The First is starting to take shape, as Oded Fehr (Covert Affairs, 24: Legacy) and James Ransone (Bosch, Mosaic) have joined the cast of Hulu's straight-to-series science fiction-drama series slated to premiere on the streaming service and U.K.'s Channel 4 in 2018. Scheduled to begin production later […]

'The First': Natascha McElhone Joins Hulu Series, Exits ABC's 'Designated Survivor'

Looks like the crew of Hulu's first dramatic mission to Mars to starting to take shape, as the streaming service has signed actress Natascha McElhone (Californication) to star opposite Sean Penn in science fiction-drama series The First from Beau Willimon (House of Cards). McElhone currently stars opposite Kiefer Sutherland on ABC's drama series Designated Survivor, playing […]

Sean Penn Set To Lead Hulu's Sci-Fi Drama Series 'The First'

Hulu isn't wasting any time capitalizing off of the Emmy success of their series adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale, with the streaming service announcing that two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn (Dead Man Walking, The Game) has been tapped to lead their science fiction-drama series The First. Beau Willimon's (House of Cards) straight-to-series drama marks Penn's first major regular […]