NBC Starts Work on New Outbreak TV Pilot
Producers John Wells and Jack Orman have joined together with NBC to begin work on a pilot for a new TV series based on the 1995 movie Outbreak.
Directed by Wolfgang Petersen and starring Dustin Hoffman, Morgan Freeman and Rene Russo, Outbreak followed the story of a group of individuals determined to stop a deadly virus from spreading across the world and becoming a global epidemic.
This will be the second medical series that Wells and Orman have produced, the first being the popular medical drama ER. According to Deadline, NBC has agreed to commit to a pilot production for the hour-long series.
Outbreak 1995 Trailer
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