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Jon Spaihts

Passengers director responds to criticisms about controversial plot point
Dec 22, 2016

With an A-list cast, big budget, and primo December release date — Passengers looked destined to be one of the best films of the year. Then, people actually got to watch it.

Sci-fi romance Passengers adds Laurence Fishburne to cast
Aug 6, 2015

A genre favorite is joining a star-studded cast in this long-developing original sci-fi project.

Prometheus writer reveals chestburster sex scene Lindelof killed
Dec 17, 2012

Though it's definitely tied to the original, the final cut of Prometheus wound up being a pretty loose prequel to Ridley Scott's Alien. But it wasn't always that way. Original screenwriter Jon Spaihts put in all kinds of Alien fare in his original drafts, including a wild chestburster moment that co-writer Damon Lindelof later cut.