For awhile, it looked like Richard Dreyfuss
was done with acting, as he appeared to be retiring from Hollywood. But over the last few years, he has returned with a vengeance. Now, he takes on one of his most interesting projects in the last decade with Astronaut. The movie hits theaters this weekend. And we have an exclusive clip that sets up Dreyfuss' outer space voyage in this charming drama for the whole family to enjoy.
The movie was written and directed by Shelagh McLeod
. In it, Richard Dreyfuss plays a lonely widower who battles his family, ill health and time to win a competition for a golden ticket to space. In the clip, we see Dreyfuss' Angus as he watches the stars with his grandson, dreaming of the cosmos, which are currently out of reach.
Astronaut hits select theaters today, with a limited run starting July 26. It will also