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quietearth [Celluloid 04.07.09] movie news scifi romance

Ok, so we're a little late on this one and I don't know how I missed it as the news dropped Sunday, but it's definitely worth posting. We all may have mixed feelings about Keanu, but one things for sure, the films he does have awesome storylines and production design so I can definitely dig this one. Production company Morgan Creek is supposedly fast tracking this project and it's near a "greenlight", so let's hope we see more soon. Here's the plot:

Passengers takes place in the future, as a spacecraft is transporting people to colonize a distant planet. Because of a malfunction, a single passenger (Reeves) is awakened 90 years before anyone else. Faced with the prospect of growing old and dying alone, he awakens a beautiful woman.

Yeah I know, romantic. First she says "thanks d*ck" and then kicks his butt.

We'll keep an eye on this one. via Variety

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sonaboy (13 years ago) Reply

how about waking up the guy who can FIX YOUR SLEEPING POD? Is his number in the ship registry?!?!?
What is this? Lifetime Channel's version of Idiocracy?!?


Anonymous (13 years ago) Reply

<< Is his number in the ship registry?!?!?>>

unfortunately, not.
he calls tech support, but they'll receive his call in about 80 years ;)
and the character is a technician himself. ;)


Lenny (13 years ago) Reply

Sounds a little like Pandorum?
Could be cool I guess.
How bout waking up multile hot chicks?!!

Course they could all decide to not get with you and wake up some hot dudes...:(


sonaboy (13 years ago) Reply

<<unfortunately, not.
he calls tech support, but they'll receive his call in about 80 years ;) >>

So the ship is run by Microsoft, or Time-Warner Cable?


wa5 (13 years ago) Reply

There is of course the added proble that if the ship goes below 55 (Light years), it will blow up :)

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