Laurence Fishburne Joins Contagion

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Laurence Fishburne has joined the cast of Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, which stars Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard. This casting was first reported by The Playlist back in February.

Coming to 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on October 21, 2011, the thriller revolves around the threat posed by a deadly disease, with multiple plotlines. Fishburne will play a doctor.

Scott Z. Burns wrote the script for the Warner Bros. release.