The Man Who Fell to Earth: Release date, cast, synopsis, trailer & more

The Man Who Fell to Earth is a sci-fi series about an alien who arrives on Earth at a key moment in history to leave his mark on it.

Release date

The Man Who Fell to Earth is set to debut on Showtime on 24 April with a new episode releasing every week.

Cast and creators

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor
  • Naomie Harris
  • Clarke Peters
  • Bill Nighy
  • Annelle Olaleye
  • Jimmi Simpson

Created by:  Alex Kurtzman, Jenny Lumet 


“An alien who arrives on Earth at a turning point in human evolution and must confront his past to determine our future.”

Other details

This series is based on the 1963 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis and was previously made into a film in 1976 starring David Bowie.


Faraday is a being from outer space who lands on Earth in the hopes of saving his species, and with the help of the people he meets, he begins to influence the human civilization as well

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