Patrick Wilson will be a Passenger

Anne Hathaway has a riding partner in the supernatural thriller Passengers.

Patrick Wilson, most recently seen in Hard Candy and Little Children, has joined the cast of Rodrigo Garcia’s thriller, which sees a grief counsellor (Hathaway) helping six plane crash survivors and ends up developing a relationship with one of them (Wilson). But when the others start disappearing in mysterious circumstances, she launches a quest to work out what’s going on.

Garcia will kick off shooting the film – which has been delayed since summer 2005 – next week.