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First Look Into ABC's 'Defying Gravity'

July 10, 2009 (9:15 am) GMT
A show that will travel back and forth through time, 'Gravity' chronicles the adventure of eight astronauts and the ground personnel who support them on a mission.

Coming from the producer of "" is the new ABC series "". The first look into the drama series is shared through the promo which is airing on the network. It mainly tells about how love and lust can transcend into space.

"Defying Gravity" is a sexy, provocative space thriller set in the very near future against the background of our solar system. Eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering eight billion miles.

Episodes are divided between the present, as the Antares travels towards Venus, and the past, with flashbacks to earlier years when the astronauts were in the grueling selection and training process. The adventure begins on Sunday, August 2 with a two-hour season premiere starting at 9/8c. It will take a regular slot on Sundays at 10/9c the next week.

The series' international ensemble cast is led by as Antares flight engineer Maddux Donner, as the ship's geologist Zoe Barnes, Malik Yoba as Antares commander Ted Shaw, as biologist Jen Crane, Florentine Lahme as pilot Nadia Schilling and more.



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