Lost in Space has a new lead. Deadline reports Toby Stephens has joined Netflix’s upcoming remake of the classic 1960s series.
The sci-fi drama follows the adventures of the Robinson family as they travel through hostile territory in outer space. The original series ran from 1965 to 1968 on CBS and starred Guy Williams, June Lockhart, Mark Goddard, Marta Kristen, Angela Cartwright, and Billy Mumy.
Stephens will be taking over the Guy Williams role, playing patriarch and astrophysicist John Robinson. Additionally, Sense8‘s Maxwell Jenkins will play Will Robinson, the youngest of the Robinson family.
Lost in Space is slated to premiere in 2018.
What do you think? Are you a fan of Lost in Space? Will you watch the Netflix series?