Sam Rockwell lost in space

He’s explored the farthest reaches of space in Galaxy Quest and The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy, but while Sam Rockwell is blasting off again, he’s staying just a little closer to home.

The Choke thesp has grown a scraggily beard for his role in the new drama Moon, which sees him as an astronaut stranded on the moon for three long years. The man behind the camera is former ad fella Duncan Jones, better known as Zowie Bowie - yes, David Bowie’s unfortunately named spawn.

MTV Movies Blog makes the obligatory Major Tom jokes here .