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The Hot Zone 

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The frightening spread of the EBV (Ebolavirus).
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"The Hot Zone" Will Put You in Full Paranoia Mode

The terrifying story of the first outbreak of Ebola in the U.S. comes to National Geographic with a cast that includes Julianna Margulies and Topher Grace.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Julianna Margulies ...  Dr. Nancy Jaax 6 episodes, 2019
Noah Emmerich ...  Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax 6 episodes, 2019
Topher Grace ...  Dr. Peter Jahrling 6 episodes, 2019
Liam Cunningham ...  Wade Carter 6 episodes, 2019
Paul James ...  Ben Gellis 6 episodes, 2019
Lenny Platt ...  Capt. Kyle Orman 6 episodes, 2019
James D'Arcy ...  Trevor Rhodes 5 episodes, 2019
Robert Wisdom ...  Col. Vernon Tucker 5 episodes, 2019
Nick Searcy ...  Frank Mays 5 episodes, 2019
Mark Kelly ...  Bruce Domanski 5 episodes, 2019
Aiden Glenn ...  Jason Jaax 5 episodes, 2019
Robert Sean Leonard ...  Walter Humboldt 4 episodes, 2019
Grace Gummer ...  Melinda Danport 4 episodes, 2019
Anna Pniowsky ...  Jaime Jaax 4 episodes, 2019
Jonathan Shatzky ...  Gordy Vance 4 episodes, 2019
Bobby Moreno ...  Ash 3 episodes, 2019
Rosemary Dunsmore ...  Nancy's Aunt 3 episodes, 2019
Chuck Shamata ...  Nancy's Father 3 episodes, 2019
Lisa Truong ...  Sarah 3 episodes, 2019
Libby Osler ...  Reese 3 episodes, 2019
Mike Taylor ...  Wichita 3 episodes, 2019
Milton Barnes ...  Sergeant Ericson 3 episodes, 2019
Sochi Fried ...  Janice 3 episodes, 2019
Lauren Collins ...  Rebecca 2 episodes, 2019
Rob Stewart ...  General Dwyer 2 episodes, 2019
Clark Backo ...  Liz Gellis 2 episodes, 2019
Jair Sprott ...  Ben's Young Son #1 2 episodes, 2019
Tessa Danielle Tessa Danielle ...  Sister Monica 2 episodes, 2019
Jalon Gregory Jalon Gregory ...  Ben's Young Son #2 2 episodes, 2019
Hallea Jones ...  Anita 2 episodes, 2019
Tammy Isbell ...  Doris Domanski 2 episodes, 2019
Sylvaine Strike Sylvaine Strike ...  Sister Elise 2 episodes, 2019
Safriel Ndzingani Safriel Ndzingani ...  Kitoko's Healthy Son 2 episodes, 2019
Joe Vaz ...  Yambuku Chopper Pilot 2 episodes, 2019
Jacques Pierre Jacques Pierre ...  Faith Healer Bosa 2 episodes, 2019
Calwyn Shurgold ...  Medic 2 episodes, 2019
Toby Bisson Toby Bisson ...  Chad 2 episodes, 2019
Callum Shoniker ...  Domanski's Son 2 episodes, 2019
Camilla Waldman Camilla Waldman ...  Yambuku Nurse 2 episodes, 2019
Lili Connor ...  Gordy's Wife 2 episodes, 2019
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Storyline

In 1989, the Ebola virus appears in chimpanzees in a research lab in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., and there is no known cure; a U.S. Army scientist puts her life on the line to head off an outbreak before it spreads to the human population.

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In 1989, Ebola Landed on U.S. Soil. They Risked Everything to Contain It.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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TV-14

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hot Zone See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

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Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

The project was in development hell ever since the early 1990's when it was announced by 20th Century Fox as a feature film to be directed by Ridley Scott, starring Robert Redford and Jodie Foster. But due to script problems and the release of the similar-themed film Outbreak (1995) around that time, the project was shut down. The studio and Scott are still involved with the miniseries but Scott is only producing instead of directing it. See more »

Goofs

Col. Jaax's uniform flag would have been faced the other way pre-2003 when this takes place. See more »

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Take it for what it is
29 May 2019 | by kjs11607See all my reviews

Folks, c'mon. What happened to watching a show for entertainment value? It's "based on," not a documentary.

Stop getting bent out of shape and just watch it. Or don't. I liked it. Especially coming from a book, there is always going to be a high level creative license involved to create the drama, suspense and fear.


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