Scott Z. Burns weighs in on the virus outbreak after social media customers started noting how eerily related the occasions within the Steven Soderbergh drama movie to present scenario.
He addressed the illness after social media customers started noting how earily related the occasions within the Steven Soderbergh drama are to present occasions.
“It’s very upsetting to see people getting sick and dying,” he tells Slate. “The part of me that is a human being is more struck by this than the part of me that is a filmmaker. That being said, it has been very strange to me, whether on social media or in conversations with friends, that people will say to me, ‘This is uncanny how similar it is.’ ”
He famous that whereas interviewing scientists as he developed the script, he found the unfold of such a illness was inevitable.
“I don’t find it to be that surprising because the scientists I spoke to, and there were a lot of them, all said that this was a matter of when (it would happen), not if,” he added. “I guess my feeling as someone who believes in science is that when scientists tell us those things we would do well to listen.”
“Contagion”, which is presently widespread on streaming providers, stars Gwyneth Paltrow as a girl who brings residence an sickness throughout a enterprise journey to Asia.