“Outbreak” Being Adapted For TV; Pilot Underway

August 29, 2013

Deadline reports that NBC is producing a pilot for OUTBREAK, an hourlong series based on the 1995 Warner Bros. feature directed by Wolfgang Petersen.

The film starred Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman, Kevin Spacey, and Rene Russo.

Executive producers John Wells and Jack Orman (ER) are reuniting with NBC for the project described as a medical thriller that follows an ensemble of characters as they race to contain a lethal virus before it becomes a global pandemic.

John Wells wrote the pilot.

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