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STEVEN SODERBERGH To Direct ‘CONTAGION’ – Will Star KATE WINSLET, MATT DAMON, And JUDE LAW

February 10, 2010

STEVEN SODERBERGH


Source: ThePlaylist.com

The latest from director Steven Soderbergh:

So just how good is Scott Z. Burns’ “Contagion” script? It’s so good that Steven Soderbergh [SEX LIES AND VIDEOTAPE, TRAFFIC, SOLARIS, OCEAN’S ELEVEN-THIRTEEN, and THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE) decided to push everything else aside to fast track it for a fall start. An action-thriller about the outbreak of a deadly virus, from what we’ve heard, Burns’ script is a multi-strand film not unlike the Academy award-winning “Traffic” that Soderbergh helmed in 2000. Our sources tell us the story takes place over four continents and is “terrifying.”

The project has attracted the likes of Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law and Marion Cotillard who all have deals closing to star in the film.

Read more HERE.

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