The science team gets closer to finding some answers and a possible way to combat the virus while the journalist becomes targeted by those inside the government who want the truth about the outbreak ...
In "The Andromeda Strain," a U.S. military satellite crashes in a small town and unleashes a deadly plague killing all but two survivors. As the military quarantines the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure to the pathogen code-named "Andromeda," and a reporter investigates a government conspiracy only to discover what he is chasing wants him silenced.Written by
Originally aired as a two-part miniseries, but has also been edited into 4 different parts intended for airing as hour long episodes with commercials. See more »
After the birds that attack the soldiers begin to fall into the river, the splashes are identical, revealing the recycling of the CGI effect. The birds in the flock also follow identical patterns in flight. See more »
Unfortunately, this lengthy "remake" leaves a lot to be desired.
I actually found, in a furniture store where it was being used as just another prop on a bookshelf, a original printing, hard cover version of Crichton's Andromeda Strain novel in perfect condition several years ago. I took it to the front desk, and they said "keep it". I did. Very cool.
Anyways, do yourself a favor, save some time, and just go watch the original 1971 version of Andromeda Strain.
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