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. The premise for the film is that two passengers are awakened 90 years early on a spacecraft transporting thousands of people to a distant colony planet.

Screenwriter Jon Spaihts on the Ending of ‘Passengers’ and How It Changed During Development

Set among the vast backdrop of space, it tells of the murky moral dilemma one man faces knowing he could die alone. Andy Damico marked it as to-read Sep 20, In the Cold War the threat of nuclear spaihhs 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 pwssengers shadow into science fiction and there was a lot of very dark fiction that contemplated annihilation the end of civilizations, the lifecycle of entire planets.


Every screenplay is in grave danger of never getting made and every screenwriter is worried about it. And I was absolutely doing both with Passengers.


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Slashfilm December 9, Alison marked it as to-read Sep 20, Marcones Burgos rated it did not like it May 01, Summer marked it as to-read Sep 26, Spaihts was born in New Yorkthe son of Jean, a computer programmerand Jim Spaihts, an electronics engineer. Lillian Znamenacek marked it as to-read Sep 22, Fuwad Abrar rated it liked it Feb 17, As a screenwriter, Spaihts became known in the film industry as a “go-to guy for space thrillers”, when his science fiction romance Passengers was included on the Black List of unproduced high-value screenplays.


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I was curious because I know you had written Passengers a while ago. Dare to Dream Video short.