Sci-Fi with Star Trek cast and Female Lead - 5th Passenger
5th Passenger is an independent, sci-fi, horror film with a strong female lead like Aliens and a cast full of diversity like Star Trek.
Set in 2151, after the Yellowstone Caldera volcano erupts throwing the Earth into chaos, 5th Passenger tells the story of a secretly pregnant female officer and her four man crew adrift in deep space in an escape pod after their transport ship explodes before reaching the new home planet. They fight amongst themselves as they run low on air, but must work together to find a vicious alien hiding aboard their craft before it kills them all.
The Stars of 5th Passenger
Tim Russ "Franklin"
Tim Russ, "Tuvok" from Voyager Tim Russ, "Tuvok" from Voyager
Tim Russ starred as Tuvok in Star Trek: Voyager as well as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and Star Trek: The Next Generation. He is also an Emmy-winning director. Tim Russ will play Franklin, one of the characters on the escape pod fighting for survival.
Marina Sirtis, Deanna Troi from TNG Marina Sirtis, Deanna Troi from TNG
Best known for her role onStar Trek: The Next Generation as Counselor Deanna Troi, Marina Sirtis has a long and celebrated career in television and film. She joins us as Alana, a pivotal role on the rescue ship.
Doug Jones "Langdon"
Doug Jones Doug Jones
Doug Jones is often under much makeup and in elaborate costumes for such films as Pan's Labyrinth, Hellboy, Rise of the Silver Surfer and he is currently in The Strain and Falling Skies. In 5th Passenger he plays the role of Langdon, the ultra wealthy inventor/owner of the interstellar transport ships.
Robert Picardo "Myers"
Robert Picardo, the Doctor from Voyager Robert Picardo, the Doctor from Voyager
From Star Trek: Voyager to Stargate: Atlantis, Robert Picardo has been a force in sci-fi as well as every other genre. He portrays Myers in 5th Passenger, one of the stranded astronauts who must fight off an alien in order to survive.
Manu Intiraymi "Thompson"
Manu Intiraymi, Icheb from Voyager Manu Intiraymi, Icheb from Voyager
Manu Intiraymi portrayed the beloved character Icheb on Star Trek: Voyager and on 5th Passenger he has been cast as Thompson, a blue-collar worker who finds himself in the escape pod fighting for his life.
Hana Hatae, "Nurse Yagi"
Hana Hatae, Molly O'Brien Deep Space Nine Hana Hatae, Molly O'Brien Deep Space Nine
Hana is best known for playing little Molly O'Brien, the daughter of Keiko and Miles O'Brien in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and is super excited to reunite with some of her Trek pals for 5th Passenger.
The Special Effects
Thomas E. Surprenant
Special Makeup FX and Alien Creature Supervisor Thomas E Surprenant is an Emmy winner who has worked on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Donnie Darko and many more.
The Visual Effects
Tobias Richter, The Light Works
5th Passenger will feature the amazing talents of Tobias Richter and his company The Light Works. You can see his work on our concept trailer, in Star Trek: Axanar and on the blu-ray of Star Trek: The Next Generation.
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