The Right Stuff: Jake McDorman, GoT Alum Board Nat Geo's Nasa Series

Published on Jun 14, 2019

National Geographic’s space race just recruited a few more participants. Jake McDorman (Murphy Brown) and Joe Dempsie (Game of Thrones) are among six actors newly cast in The Right Stuff, the cabler’s upcoming Nasa drama.

Adapted from Tom Wolfe’s 1979 book of the same name, The Right Stuff tells the story of Nasa’s Project Mercury, which ignited a space race with the Soviets and made instant celebrities of the Mercury Seven, a group of the military’s test pilots. “At the heart of a historic drama populated by deeply human characters,” the logline reads, “two archrivals — Maj.

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