Tuesday, July 19, 2011

First Look: Steven Soderbergh's �Contagion� Trailer

Academy Award� winner Steven Soderbergh (�Traffic,� �Ocean's Eleven�) directs Warner Bros.' new global thriller �Contagion.�

The film brings together a stellar international ensemble cast, including Academy Award� winner Marion Cotillard (�Inception�); Academy Award� winner Matt Damon (the �Bourne� films); Oscar� nominee Laurence Fishburne (�The Matrix�); Oscar� nominee Jude Law (�Sherlock Holmes�); Academy Award� winner Gwyneth Paltrow (�Iron Man�); and Academy Award� winner Kate Winslet (�Titanic�).

�Contagion� follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide medical community races to find a cure and control the panic that spreads faster than the virus itself. At the same time, ordinary people struggle to survive in a society coming apart.

Directed by Steven Soderbergh from an original screenplay by Scott Z. Burns (�The Bourne Ultimatum�), �Contagion� also stars Bryan Cranston (AMC�s �Breaking Bad�) and Sanaa Lathan (�Alien Versus Predator�).

Soderbergh�s creative team includes production designer Howard Cummings (�Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief�), Oscar�-winning editor Stephen Mirrione (�Traffic�) and costume designer Louise Frogley (�Quantum of Solace,� �Ocean�s Thirteen�). Cliff Martinez (�Traffic�) will compose the score.

�Contagion� was filmed on locations around the world, including sites in Hong Kong, Macao, Chicago, Atlanta, San Francisco, Abu Dhabi, London and Geneva.

Watch �Contagion� trailer below:

Opening across the Philippines in September, �Contagion� is distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment company

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