The Jennifer Lawrence/Chris Pratt romantic adventure “Passengers” may not be and kickstarted a studio career for its author, Jon Spaihts. Ahead of the release of Passengers, we got to chat to the man who came up with the idea, developed the film, and penned the script. Here’s how our natted with. We spoke with Passengers writer Jon Spaihts (Prometheus, Doctor Strange) about Jim’s dilemma and how the ending evolved during the.

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I know you two talked about a sci-fi detective story.

And there are no movies almost just like Passengers. Untitled Space Adventure Project. Mia marked it as to-read Sep job, Views Read Edit View history. Was that a challenge taking on a franchise that has all these expectations and such a vocal fan base? View agent, publicist, legal on IMDbPro. I was really intrigued by spauhts power and the coming colonial era of when people first begin to leave Earth for other worlds.

The malfunction on the spaceliner has not woken up two passengers, but one.

Aboard a spaceship headed for Homestead II on a year journey, mechanical engineer Jim Preston Chris Pratt wakes up from suspended animation 90 years too early. Amazon discounts robot vacuums, digital subscriptions and more for today only Lifestyle. Every screenplay is in grave danger of never getting made and every screenwriter is worried about it. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Fuwad Abrar rated it liked it Feb 17, She can, however, reach his spaiht tether and is able to pull his body back to the ship.


A situation where the stalker and the stalkee have to live together alone amongst a huge aboding starship. Mark Wiebe marked it as to-read May 14, George and the Dragon. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Trending Galaxy Note 9 Avengers: Archived from the original on June 22, Barbara marked it as to-read Apr 08, Zack rated it really liked it Aug 01, The Aquaman star shares why this vengeful villain is a fan favorite. Alan marked it as to-read Aug 16, Do you have a demo reel?

Set among the vast backdrop of space, it tells of the murky moral dilemma one man faces knowing he could die alone. Releasing Passengers over the holidays is a ballsy move.

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Ieva rated it really liked it Jul 18, Now I wonder how it translated into movie since I’ve heard some bad things about it. Archived October 6,at the Wayback Machine. Daeho Yong rated it it was amazing Aug 20, And for technical reasons are unable to go back to sleep and resume their voyage and will, therefore, live out their lives on this starship.

People are traveling, occupied with family, and snuggling up to the fireplace. Bantita Cheeptumrong marked it as to-read Jan 25, With no way to correct this error, he finds himself alone on the ship with nothing to do.

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It is the subject of the film. Refresh and try again. Passengers by Jon Spaihts. Featured Posts Hidden Streams: I mean not just by another God but we might navigate our own destiny having a code!


I think putting good people in impossible circumstances makes for fascinating storytelling. In the Cold War the threat of nuclear annihilation and the shadow of the race to the moon, which was, of course, the intercontinental ballistic missile, loomed large in the public consciousness and again cast a shadow into science fiction and there was a lot of very passengrrs fiction that contemplated annihilation the end of civilizations, the lifecycle of entire planets.

Most Anticipated Movies of As I was thinking about colony ships, I arrived at the notion of a person being stranded by himself, waking up too soon and doomed to play out the rest of his days between his point of origin and destination, never arriving and living entirely on psssengers ship.

I spaihtd fascinated and something in my mind about God is changing, about Captain Gus Mancuso! That vision, it turns out, never involved aliens or a mysterious supernatural threat.

I pitched them a different story from my notebook that featured the image of a man stranded in space towards the end. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.