A new sci-fi movie project is due to hit Kickstarter in the next hour and features a whole host of Star Trek actors including Robert Picardo, Marina Sirtis, Tim Russ, Ethan Phillips and Manu Intiraymi.
Four crewmembers are forced to evacuate and are set adrift in a small escape pod after their starship is destroyed. As their resources diminish, so does their hope of survival.
During one last attempt to lead the crew in getting their systems functioning, a mysterious alien enters the craft and viciously kills off the crewmembers one by one.
In order to stay alive, they must find and destroy… the 5th Passenger.
5th Passenger is a Sci-Fi, Thriller feature-length film with an award-winning screenplay.
Modestly budgeted, 5th Passenger is designed as a four-week shoot, and is to be filmed on the RED.
Actor Tim Russ has worked as an actor, writer and director. He is most known for his role as Tuvok in Star Trek Voyager, Star Trek: Generations and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine. He has also appeared in Twilight Zone (the series), Alien Nation, and Live Free or Die Hard.
Actor Ethan Phillips is most known for his role as Neelix in Star Trek: Voyager. He has also appeared in Star Trek: Enterprise, Star Trek: First Contact, The Island, Boston Legal, Bones and True Blood.
Actor Manu Intiraymi is most known for his role as Icheb in Star Trek Voyager. He has also had notable roles in Go, J. Edgar, One Tree Hill and Orange County. He last starred in the independent film Benjamin Troubles, which he helped to produce.
Writer/Director Scott Baker is an award-winning horror filmmaker that has written and directed over a dozen short films, including Rationed and The Diary of Anne Frank of the Dead. His films have shown in festivals all over the United States and at Cannes. The screenplay he wrote for ‘5th Passenger’ with Morgan Lariah, won Best Feature Screenplay, 2nd Runner-up at the Fantastic Planet Film Festival 2012.
Also on the team, Emmy Award-Winning Special FX Makeup Artist Thomas Surprenant known for his work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Donnie Darko, X-Men Last Stand and Quarantine.
Creature and Costume Sculptor Greg Goss, who has worked on Tron: Legacy, After Earth, Thor, X-Men: First Class, and Captain America.
And VFX Artist Tobias Richter who has most recently done outstanding work for Ray Bradbury’s Kaleidoscope, Star Wars:Rogue Squadron II – Rogue Leader game, the Star Trek: New Voyages series and for the upcoming Star Trek: Renegades as well as Marc Zicree’s Space Command.
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