If you haven’t heard the legend and lore of the ‘Mars movie curse’ – it essentially postulates that any movie with the word Mars in the title is destined to fail. As are most that take place on the planet – most, not all.

Ridley Scott and Matt Damon are on a mission to buck the trend with their new film, which to be fair, is ‘The Martian’ not ‘That Guy Who Got Stranded on MARS.’

Take a look at the new trailer in the player above or below and let us know what you thin of Damon’s plan to “science” his way out of the mess he finds himself in.

Roth Cornet is a senior editor at Hitfix. She has worked as an interviewer, reviewer, and entertainment pundit for AMC Theatres, NBC Universal, IGN and more. Chat with her on Twitter @RothCornet!