Jodie Foster takes off in ''Flightplan''
Jodie Foster takes of in ''Flightplan'' -- The thriller set on an airplane will come out this fall
Jodie Foster is the first to acknowledge similarities between her next film and her last vehicle (2002’s Panic Room). ”It’s another thriller in a claustrophobic space,” she says, ”which invites the obvious comparison.” As a widow whose daughter vanishes on a transatlantic flight, Foster faces both a planeful of people who say her daughter was never on the flight and an air marshal (Peter Sarsgaard) who may or may not be on the up-and-up. So, more fodder for airline angst in a post-9/11 world? ”I think the movie works on that fear,” Foster says. ”It sort of relies on it.”