The Midnight Sky hits Netflix today and this sci-fi thriller is not only starring and directed by George Clooney (ER) but also has an incredibly stacked cast that includes David Oyelowo (Selma), Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything), Demián Bichir (A Better Life), Tiffany Boone (The Following), and Kyle Chandler (Friday Night Lights) Based on the novel Good Morning, Midnight by author Lily Brooks-Dalton, it is a post-apocalyptic tale about Augustine Lofthouse (Clooney), who is an ambitious scientist that ventures through the Arctic Circle to warn a spaceship and its crew of imminent danger and perils back home! Nerdophiles was on hand to speak with actor David Oyelowo in an exclusive interview about his role as “Commander Gordon Adewole.”

Watch our chat below with David Oyelowo about leadership on and offscreen, differences from the book, how he prepared for this role, and his turn in space! 

The Midnight Sky is now streaming on Netflix!

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