Since it boasts the combined talent of Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt, it's hardly surprising that Passengers has placed the huge movie stars at the forefront of its promotional campaign, while at the same teasing that it's an action sci-fi thriller, too. However, the latest trailer for the blockbuster has taken a bit of a different turn, as it has suggested that Passengers is much more of a lovey-dovey rom-com than audiences were probably expecting. You can check out the latest trailer for Passengers by clicking below.
While some of you that had previously found Passengers rather alluring might find the above a little bit too cheesy for your tastes, it's understandable why Sony has changed pace with the above clip, which has been designed to appeal to the date night crowd. They've every chance that Passengers could pull in plenty of members of this audience, too, as it has at its disposal two of the most appealing and charismatic actors currently working in Hollywood.
Plus, while the romantic angle is going to be one component of Passengers, it's hopefully going to be presented in a less hackneyed and abominable manner than the above suggests. Nothing against Imagine Dragons, but the song that was used in the trailer was one of the most harrowing pieces of music I've ever had the displeasure of listening to in my life. And that includes Pierce Brosnan and Stellan Skarsgard's work on the Mamma Mia soundtrack.
Back to Passengers, though. Because while you might not be able to tell from the above, which showed Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt looking preposterously attractive and slowly falling in love with each other, other previous clips and trailers have done an impressive job of mixing the romantic angle with a legitimate threat, disaster element, and mystery that suggests it will be an enthralling watch. Click below to watch one such trailer for Passengers:
Passengers is set on the Starship Avalon, a spaceship that is transporting 5,259 people on a 120-year journey across space to a distant colony planet. However, a malfunction opens up the pods of Jim Preston (Chris Pratt) and Aurora Dunn (Jennifer Lawrence) just 30 years into the voyage, and the pair soon learn that there are other problems with the ship, too, all while they start to fall in love.
We don't have too long to find out what these other issues are, too, because Passengers will finally be with us on December 21.