According to character breakdowns leaked on Facebook, the new Mrs. Robinson will be the leader of the expedition and an aerospace engineer. In the original series, she was a biochemist.
The show, which debuts in 2018, will be written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, the duo behind Dracula Untold. Zack Estrin will serve as showrunner.
Parker is slated to co-star in upcoming Amazon series Goliath and upcoming films American Pastoral, Weirdos, and Small Crimes.