Now O'Niel must watch his back at every turn, as those who seek to protect their income begin targeting him...The terrestrial atmosphere of the studio is evident even though the exterior scenes take place in the near-vacuum of Io.Outland has a different feel to it and portrays more than a few positive human characteristics (the interaction between O' Neil and his wife is quite affecting although, or maybe because, it takes place via a video screen).And as to this being a 'remake' of High Noon set in outer space, well, it really isn't.
The film also stars Hong Chau, Maribeth Monroe of Workaholics, Udo Kier and features a cameo by Neil Patrick Harris.
During his tenure miners are dying - usually violently.
O'Niel is assigned to a mining colony on Io, one of Jupiter's moons.
It's got plenty of action and suspense and not a single dead spot.
Astronaut Sam Bell has a quintessentially personal encounter toward the end of his three-year stint on the Moon, where he, working alongside his computer, GERTY, sends back to Earth parcels of a resource that has helped diminish our planet's power problems.