There are few ways to perish more terrifyingly than to be lost in space. Alfonso Cuaron‘s (Children Of Men) latest portrays such an ordeal. Gravity stars George Clooney and Sandra Bullock as two astronauts stranded in space when their space shuttle is destroyed with no communication back to Earth.

How do you survive this?

The film is slated for release this October and was originally set to star Robert Downey Jr. before the actor was replaced by Clooney. Cuaron and his son Jonas, wrote the screenplay for the film.