Josh Lucas, the actor who played Jace "Flash" Dillon in Wing Commander III is returning to space. In Space Warriors, a group of kids make it into NASA space camp under the wing of Lucas' character, when something goes wrong aboard the International Space Station. The movie was filmed at the Huntsville Space and Rocket Center and is due out this month. Other notable cast include Dermot Mulroney (Zodiac), Mira Sorvino (Mimic) and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon).
Jimmy Hawkins (Thomas Horn), a young teenage boy, gets the opportunity to fulfill his dream of going to Space Camp when he wins a scholarship to join a team of the best & brightest young minds in the world. Individually, the kids are brilliant, however, together the Warriors cannot work as a team. Captain Roy Manley (Josh Lucas), a former astronaut, is father to these hopefuls and a tough taskmaster as he guides the kids through the world of Space Camp and the challenges given them. During competition, the Warriors begin to realize they can be stronger when they work together. In the end, the teens become heroes when danger erupts on the International Space Station and they are in the right place at the right time with the right plan to save the day.