Laurence Fishburne Joins “Passengers”

Laurence Fishburne is in negotiations to join Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in Morten Tyldum’s big-budget, space-set, romantic sci-fi drama “Passengers” at Sony Pictures.

Jon Spaihts penned the film which is set on a spacecraft transporting thousands of people to a distant planet. As a result of a malfunction, a single passenger is awakened decades early. Not wanting to be alone, he wakes up a second passenger.

Michael Sheen is also attached to the film which Tom Rothman, Stephen Hamel, Michael Maher, Ori Marmur and Neal H. Moritz are producing. The film is targeting a December 21st 2016 release.

Source: THR