Soderbergh Lines Up Cast for Contagion


The Playlist is reporting that Steven Soderbergh is moving forward with Contagion, the deadly virus outbreak script written by Scott Z. Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum).

The action-thriller has attracted the likes of Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Marion Cotillard who all have deals closing to star in the film. Filming would take place in the fall.

The site says the story takes place over four continents and is “terrifying.”

Soderbergh and the producers are shopping the project to different studios with co-financing already in place from Participant Productions.