As fans anxiously await Childish Gambino's recently confirmed new album, the rapper continues to boost his on-screen skills now starring in the upcoming Matt Damon film The Martian. The actor turned rapper takes on the role of Rich Purnell, a nerdy anti-social NASA employee.

Since the release of his debut album, Because The Internet, at the tail end of 2013, Childish Gambino, real name Donald Glover, has taken on several acting roles in films including Magic Mike XXL and The Lazarus Effect.  His latest film, The Martian, is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Matt Damon.

Watch the trailer above.