If you’re a fan of science fiction and horror movies, then the 2017 blockbuster hit ‘Life’ must have surely caught your attention. The movie was directed by Daniel Espinosa and produced by David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, and Bonnie Curtis. It revolves around a group of astronauts on the International Space Station who discover proof of life on Mars.
Now, the question that arises in everyone’s mind after watching the movie is – ‘Who was the star of the movie Life?’ Well, to answer that question, we need to take a closer look at the cast of this thrilling space movie.
The lead actor in ‘Life’ was none other than Jake Gyllenhaal who played the role of Dr. David Jordan, a medical officer on board the International Space Station. Gyllenhaal is an American actor who has been active in Hollywood since 1991. He has been nominated for several awards and has won quite a few of them including the BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in ‘Brokeback Mountain’.
Apart from Gyllenhaal, ‘Life’ had an ensemble cast including Rebecca Ferguson as Miranda North – quarantine officer, Ryan Reynolds as Rory Adams – engineer and pilot, Hiroyuki Sanada as Sho Murakami – systems engineer, Ariyon Bakare as Hugh Derry – exobiologist and Olga Dihovichnaya as Katerina Golovkina – commander.
The chemistry between all these actors was impeccable which made ‘Life’ such an enjoyable watch. The visual effects were also stunning which added to the overall cinematic experience.
In conclusion, Jake Gyllenhaal was indeed the star of ‘Life’. His compelling performance as Dr. David Jordan captured our hearts and kept us on edge throughout the entire movie. But let’s not forget about the rest of the cast who played equally vital roles in making this sci-fi thriller one of Hollywood’s best.