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‘Contagion’ Writer Says the World Needs a Film About Anti-Vax Doctor Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter

Despite chilling similarities between Steven Soderbergh’s 2011 thriller Contagion and the COVID-19 pandemic, the film’s screenwriter, Scott Z. Burns, doesn’t have a sequel on the brain.

Instead, he’d love to see someone write a film about controversial figure Andrew Wakefield. The disgraced U.K. doctor published a 1998 study that falsely linked the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine to autism and drove public distrust of vaccinations that continues to linger. …

Source: ‘Contagion’ Writer Says the World Needs a Film About Anti-Vax Doctor Amid Pandemic | Hollywood Reporter


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