Passengers tells the story of a spaceship, Starship Avalon, on its 120-year voyage to a distant colony planet known as “Homestead II” and transporting 5,259 people. Along the way, the ship has a malfunction in two of its sleep chambers. As a result, two hibernation pods open prematurely and the two people that awoke (Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt) are stranded on the spaceship, still 90 years from their destination.
Passengers is an upcoming 2016 American romantic science fiction adventure film directed by Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Game) and written by Jon Spaihts. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt. The film is set to be released by Columbia Pictures on December 21, 2016.