The constantly busy Steven Soderbergh is to reunite with
scriptwriter Scott Z. Burns for action thriller
The film is about the outbreak of a deadly virus and will have a multi-stranded narrative, not too dissimilar to Soderbergh's award-winning
, reported that the project has already attracted the likes of heavyweight stars such as Matt Damon, who worked with Soderbergh and Burns on
, as well as Jude Law, Kate Winslet and Marion Cotillard.
Reports suggest that the initial script was so good, that Soderbergh has decided to push aside all future plans in favour of fast tracking
, which was inspired by a sneeze on the set of
This will mean that Soderbergh's planned biopic of American entertainer and pianist
, which was to star Michael Douglas as well as Matt Damon, will be postponed until 2011.
Let's not forget that the productive director is currently working on spy thriller
The man makes us feel very lazy indeed...
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