Los Angeles: "Man of Steel" actor Laurence Fishburne is in talks to join Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt for the big-budget romantic sci-fi drama "Passengers".
To be helmed by "The Imitation Game" filmmaker Morten Tyldum, the Sony project is set on a spacecraft transporting thousands of people to a distant planet, said The Hollywood Reporter.
The high-profile project is penned by Jon Spaihts while Stephen Hamel, Michael Maher, Ori Marmur and Neal H Moritz are producing.
Michael Sheen will also be seen playing a pivotal role. As of now, the release date for the film as set by Sony is December 21, 2016.