Passengers

‘Passengers’ Casts Michael Sheen as Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s Third Wheel

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by Britt Hayes July 18, 2015 @ 12:39 PM
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Passengers has taken a long road to development, with Keanu Reeves and Rachel McAdams attached to star at various points along the way. But with The Imitation Game director Morten Tyldum at the helm and mega-stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt on board, the sci-fi romance is pushing full speed ahead. And it just invited another actor to join: Masters of Sex star Michael Sheen, who has been cast in the role of a robot.

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt in Talks to Join ‘Passengers’ Sci-Fi Flick

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by Britt Hayes February 6, 2015 @ 5:19 PM
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Before Jon Spaihts wrote ‘Prometheus’ and Marvel’s upcoming ‘Doctor Strange,’ he wrote ‘Passengers,’ a script that landed a coveted spot on the Black List, but hasn’t really gone anywhere since. That changed recently, as ‘The Imitation Game’ helmer Morten Tyldum has signed on to direct the sci-fi film, which now has its sights set on Hollywood’s biggest star to take the lead.

Keanu Reeves Returns to Science Fiction with 'Passengers'

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by Damon Houx April 18, 2013 @ 7:15 PM
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It's been almost a decade since Keanu Reeves wrapped up 'The Matrix' trilogy, and over five years since his 'The Day the Earth Stood Still' remake, and in the interim Reeves has kept quiet. Sure, he's done some indie films, and produced a documentary, but he's been off the big screen for a while. But now he's signed on to star in 'Passengers,' which will return him to science fiction.