'Poseidon' -- Introduction

Before the end of the first reel of Wolfgang Petersen's "Poseidon," a rogue wave strikes the 20-story cruise ship. Viewers barely have any time to get to know the main characters before things start exploding, water begins filling every hallway and people begin dying left and right. Read up on the "Poseidon" featured players in our helpful guide and discover what the film's stars were thinking as they made one of this summer's biggest films.
Text by Daniel Fienberg. Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures.
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