The Space Between Us (working title Out of This World) is an upcoming American romantic science fiction adventure film directed by Peter Chelsom, and written by Allan Loeb, from a story by Stewart Schill, Richard Barton Lewis and Allan Loeb. The film stars Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Gary Oldman, and Carla Gugino. Principal photography began on September 14, 2015 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The film is scheduled to be released on August 19, 2016.
The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be. At the same time, other members of the space program race to return him to Mars due to his body being unused to Earth’s environment, putting his life in danger.
On March 13, 2014, The Tracking Board revealed that a science-fiction adventure film titled Out of This World was in development at Relativity Media, and scripted by Allan Loeb. Later in August 2014, it was reported that Peter Chelsom, who previously directed Hector and the Search for Happiness for Relativity, was hired to direct the film, while Relativity would produce and distribute the film. Southpaw Entertainment’s Richard B. Lewis was attached to produce the film.