‘Passengers’ Movie Update: Laurence Fishburne To Join Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt and Michael Sheen

By Mradula Mahajan | 1 year ago
‘Passengers’ Movie Update: Laurence Fishburne To Join Jennifer Lawrence, Chris Pratt and Michael Sheen

“Passengers” movie already has A-class stars joined in with whooping figures payouts and the bright chances are Laurence Fishburne will also join the cast. Michael Sheen of “Masters of Sex” had joined the A- stellar team of Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt last month only.

It is not clear as of yet for what role Laurence Fishburne will be playing in the movie “Passengers”. Michael Sheen will be playing the role of ship’s robot. “Passengers” movie will have Jennifer Lawrence playing the role Aurora who will be woken up by Chris Pratt’s character Jim Preston, who woke up during the transfer of human to a distant colony planet.


In “Passengers” movie, there occurs a malfunction in the sleep chambers where humans are kept and being transported. Chris Pratt’s character, Jim apparently finds himself alone, awake and terrified that he might die alone so he wakes up Aurora [Jennifer Lawrence] and the epic sci-fi love story begins.

Big bets are being placed for the on the movie, given such huge stars are attached to it. Jennifer Lawrence has a payout higher than Chris Pratt but both are drawing double digit million figures from the production. Jennifer Lawrence, 24, will be getting a payout of $20 million and Chris Pratt, 35, will be receiving $12 million.

Keanu Reeves, Resse Witherspoon and Rachel McAdams were approached for casting before the production house signed Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt for the heavy-budgeted epic sci-fi love story, “Passengers”. “Passengers” movie will be releasing on December 21, 2016.

Apart from “Passengers” movie, Laurence Fishburne will also be seen in “Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice” playing role of Perry White. Fishburne, 54, after “CSI: NY” has already graced “Hannibal” TV series playing the role of Jack Crawford. He will also be seen in “Black-ish” playing the role of Earl “Pops” Johnson.

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