Genre: ACTION / ADVENTURE / DRAMA / THRILLER
Release Dates: May 12, 2006
Official Websites: Warner Brothers official U.S. site
Taglines: Mayday – May 12
Production Company: Radiant / Next Entertainment
Poseidon is a remake of the 1972 film The Poseidon Adventure, in which a luxury ocean liner capsizes from a colossal tidal wave, leaving its survivors to fend for themselves as they find a way out.
Crew: Wolfgang Petersen (director & producer); Mark Protosevich (writer); Paul Gallico (screenplay); Sheila Allen, Kevin Burns, Jon J. Jashni & Ben Waisbren (executive producers); Kimberly Miller, Todd Arnow & Chris Briggs (co-producers); Mike Fleiss, Akiva Goldsman & Duncan Henderson (producers); Barbara Huber (associate producer)
Cast: Josh Lucas as John Dylan, Kurt Russell as Robert Ramsey, Jacinda Barrett as Maggie James, Richard Dreyfuss as Richard Nelson, Jimmy Bennett as Conor James, Emmy Rossum as Jennifer Ramsey, Mike Vogel as Christian, Mía Maestro as Elena Gonzalez, Andre Braugher as Captain Michael Bradford, Kevin Dillon as Lucky Larry, Freddy Rodríguez as Marco Valentin, Kirk B.R. Wolle as Chief Officer Reynolds, Kelly McNair as Emily, Stacy Ferguson as Gloria (as Fergie) and Gabriel Jarret as First Officer Chapman
Studio: Warner Brothers
Film Fetish trivia:
The set in which Poseidon is upside down, was built on top of a large water tank in a sound stage so it could be filled with water and drained on demand. The process took a matter of hours.