"Life on Mars" is based on a short story by graphic novelist Cecil Castellucci titled "We have Always Lived on Mars."
The story follows a woman who is among a group of descendants of a Martian colony abandoned by Earth following a cataclysm. Her world is then turned upside down when she discovers that she can breathe the air on Mars.
Krasinski is not expected to star in the new film but will also produce. "The Office" alum made his studio directing debut with "A Quiet Place" after helming two independent films and episodes of the sitcom.
"A Quiet Place" came it at No. 1 at the North American box office earning $50 million in its first weekend.
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