Hilary Swank Fulfills Her Wish of Being an Astronaut in “Away”

by Katherine Tulich August 26, 2020

Before she became a Golden Globe-winning actress, Hilary Swank once dreamed of being an astronaut. She finally gets her wish, at least in fiction, by playing an astronaut in the upcoming Netflix drama series, Away. Swank plays Emma Green a determined astronaut who leads the first human mission to Mars while grappling with her decision to leave her family behind. HFPA member Michele Manelis spoke to the actress about her dream role in this video interview.