Patient Zero

Patient Zero book cover1/22/15 - Stanley Tucci has the villain role in Screen Gems’ Patient Zero, starring opposite Natalie Dormer and Matt Smith. Stefan Ruzowitzky is directing the Mike Le-scripted action thriller, and Vincent Newman is producing.  In Patient Zero, an unprecedented global pandemic of a super strain of rabies has resulted in the evolution of a new species driven by violence. An inexplicably immune human survivor with the ability to communicate with this new species must spearhead a hunt for Patient Zero in order to find a cure to save his infected wife and humanity.  Tucci plays a deliciously evil role: a professor who becomes infected, and highly violent. He becomes determined to crash the lab that’s working on a cure and thwart the search for Patient Zero.  Source: Deadline.com

11/20/14 - Matt Smith will star in Screen Gems’ Patient Zero opposite Natalie Dormer. Stefan Ruzowitzky is directing the Mike Le-scripted action thriller and Vincent Newman is producing.  In Patient Zero, an unprecedented global pandemic of a super strain of rabies has resulted in the evolution of a new species driven by violence. An inexplicably immune human survivor with the ability to communicate with this new species must spearhead a hunt for Patient Zero in order to find a cure to save his infected wife and humanity.  Source: Deadline.com

10/29/13 - Screen Gems has acquired Mike Le’s zombie script Patient Zero.  Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Patient Zero features a protagonist with the ability to speak the language of the undead who interrogates zombies with the hopes of finding Patient Zero and a cure for his infected wife.  Terms of the deal are being kept under wraps.  Vincent Newman will produce “Patient Zero” under his Vincent Newman Entertainment banner. Source: TheWrap.com