PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller
Healthcare professionals, government officials and everyday people find themselves in the midst of a worldwide epidemic as the CDC works to find a cure.
Jennifer Connelly was considered to play Beth Emhoff.
Dr. Ellis Cheever:
Someone doesn't have to weaponize the bird flu.The birds are doing that.
In several scenes, Rear Admiral Lyle Haggerty's (Bryan Cranston) military decorations are shown. However, it appears that the decoration in the least prestigious place is the U.S. Army's "Distinguished Service Medal". Although it is not impossible for a Naval officer to have this decoration, it IS impossible for it to be in this position.
There are no opening credits.
English, Mandarin, Cantonese
€448,427 (Italy) (11 September 2011)
$75,658,097 (USA) (15 December 2011)