Deadline reports that Warner Bros. Pictures has secured distribution rights to Steven Soderbergh’s thriller Contagion, a massive budgeted ($60 million) genre film starring Matt Damon, Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Marion Cotillard and even Gwyneth Paltrow. Penned by Scott Z Burns (The Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant!), Contagion is an action-thriller about the outbreak of a deadly virus. The film has been fast-tracked with co-financing coming from Participant Media. This subgenre hasn’t been super successful by any means, so it’ll be interesting to see what a film with this kind of muscle and star power can deliver. This could move horror in a new direction if it’s successful.
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This Week in Horror - November 6, 2017 - Pet Sematary, Horror ...
Starry Eyes duo Dennis Widmyer and Kevin Kolsch will take over the Pet Sematary Remake, 2017 was the best year for horror movies ever, and James O'Barr will be heavily involved in the upcoming The Crow film. It's THIS WEEK IN HORROR with Whitney Moore!Posted by Bloody Disgusting on Tuesday, November 7, 2017