‘Maybe not an advertisement for space travel,’ Molly Parker, star of new Lost in Space, says

Reboot of iconic 1960s sci-fi series features B.C.-born actor as scientist mom


Scary and exciting, but not dark.

That’s how Canadian actor Molly Parker describes her new Netflix series Lost in Space.

It’s a reboot of the ’60s show of the same name, which aired when people were first making forays beyond Earth’s atmosphere, hoping to step foot on the moon.

More than 50 years later, the new Lost in Space retells the story of the Robinson family escaping Earth only to crash-land on the wrong planet. Set 30 years in the future, Parker plays Maureen, a respected scientist, and mother of three who is chosen to colonize space along with her ex-husband.