Mikael Salomon (born February 24, 1955 in Copenhagen, Denmark) is a Danish filmmaker. After a long cinematography career in Danish cinema, he transitioned to the Hollywood film industry in the late 1980s and has remained highly prolific there. He has been Oscar nominated twice. Salomon’s film credits include cinematography for The Abyss and Backdraft, as well as directing the miniseries Band of Brothers, in 2001. —Wikipedia
Disappointing. The addition of government conspiracies and a focus on the personal lives of the scientists detracts from the fear of andromeda. The wonder of the book was that it made the situation plausible. This new remake seems to strive to remove all plausibility from the plot.