“A Creature from the Beginning of Time”: Paul Dano Joins Adam Sandler in Netflix Sci-fi Movie ‘Spaceman’

Jaroslav Kalfař’s 2017 novel Spaceman of Bohemia is getting a feature film adaptation from Netflix, with Adam Sandler and Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman) starring.

Deadline reports today that Paul Dano (The Batman) has also joined the cast, along with Kunal Nayyar (“The Big Bang Theory”). Johan Renck (“Chernobyl”) is on board to direct.

“The film stars Sandler as an astronaut sent to the edges of the galaxy to collect an ancient, mysterious dust. But as life on Earth begins to crumble, he turns to a creature from the beginning of time that is lurking aboard his ship for help to save humanity.”

Mulligan will be playing the wife of Sandler’s character.

Colby Day wrote the adaptation. Producers include Channing Tatum.