Jennifer Lawrence Wants Mystique To Join Guardians Of The Galaxy

It's the most recent example of how no project is ever really dead in Hollywood.

Still, if you are up for a sci-fi movie with a healthy dose of romance and like the idea of ogling two good-looking movie stars for two hours, "Passengers" is a cinematic trip worth taking.

"Passengers", which released in the United States today and will hit Indian theatres on January 6 in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, is about two strangers Jim and Aurora, who are on a 120-year journey to another planet on atechnologically- advanced "cruise-liner" style space ship when their hibernation pods wake them 90 years too early. "I would love to". "It's not something that, it's something I've always had difficulty doing as an actor".

It could be an intriguing "Black Mirror" episode had screenwriter Jon Spaihts ("Doctor Strange") baked in another level of intrigue or made the story a corporate metaphor or had he twisted it in some way, any way. I couldn't lift the weight of disbelief on several plotholes - in one scene, Preston does a spacewalk outside the ship, which is supposedly going half the speed of light, and while I'm no physicist, I don't think you can just tether yourself to a ship going that fast and not suffer some pretty devastating gravitational forces. The film also stars Chris Pratt, Michael Sheen, Laurence Fishburne and Andy García. Spaihts' dialogue could use some work too. The key component separating a good sci-fi film and a great one is its use of narrative to explore the human condition. "Not just during production, but all the years leading up to it". Still, it's best to say that Passengers, for being a science fiction movie, is oddly behind the times.

But perhaps the movie's biggest sticking point is the important piece of the plot that has been kept out of the marketing of the movie. There's a genuinely creepy, unnerving nugget of a tale-of obsession, desperation and survival-in Passengers about what might happen under the futuristic circumstances it depicts, but it mostly gets lost in the sweet, sci-fi mush-and rush-of its intergalactic romance.

Everyone on board the ship is put into hypersleep, but Lawrence and Pratt's characters wake 90 years too early. He even contemplates suicide. Though he wrestles with the possibilities, he decides to wake up the girl, effectively dooming her to live out her life aboard the Avalon. After the two fall in love Aurora learns what Jim did, and obviously shattered by the revelation, vows to never interact with him again.

Enlarge Image Jim and Aurora: Now that I've woken you up will you love
Enlarge Image Jim and Aurora: Now that I've woken you up will you love

And then it starts to become something of an action movie, as the ship experiences further problems and our heroes begin to discover more and more about the malfunctions happening around them.

Finally, though, it is a relief once Lawrence's Aurora, a writer looking for a once-in-a-lifetime journalistic opportunity, appears on the scene, even though the reason she arrives feels on the gimmicky side.

"I won't be Mystique in the "X-Men" movies, but I would love to be Mystique in 'Guardians of the Galaxy.' I wonder if I could do that", she said. "Is it possible to forgive?"

Something happens to awaken Jim early from the suspended-animation slumber that all passengers and crew of the Avalon were placed in, prior to the start of their 120-year journey.

"If I could take anything into space, it would be our text chain", she said, laughing.

"There's no "We'll cut to this if the actor's bad".

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