Containment: U.S. Adaptation of  “Cordon”

Containment Television Series 

Directors: Charles Beeson, Chris Grismer, David Nutter, Michael A. Allowitz, Lance Anderson, David Boyd, Janice Cooke

Writers: Marguerite MacIntyre, Michael Jones-Morales, Matt Corman, Chris Ord, Julie Plec

Release Date: April 19, 2016



“The series follows an epidemic that breaks out in Atlanta, leaving the large city quarantined and those stuck on the inside fighting for their lives. The drama tells the story of loved ones torn apart, and how the society that grows inside the cordon reveals both the devolution of humanity and the birth of unlikely heroes.”

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“Containment” is a thirteen episodic series set to air on CW. The Horror, Drama focuses on two set of story lines. One plot aspect centers on people’s lives turning upside down after becoming infected by a deadly virus. Attention is also drawn to the local and federal officials  and their attempts in contain it pathogen. “Containment” delves into human nature, relationships and survival within the crumbling effects of society.

“Containment” is based from the ten episodic Belgian television series; “Cordon” had a debut in 2014 on channel VTM. “Cordon” is currently in it’s second season The Belgian

The synopsis to “Cordon” reads as follows:

“After a virus outbreak in the center of Antwerp the government decides to lock the people who might be affected by placing a wall around the center.”

“Containment” Cast:

David Gyasi (“Interstellar” “The Dark Knight Rises”), Christina Marie Moses (“Starship: Rising” “Head Case”), Chris Wood (“The Vampire Diaries”), Kristen Gutoskie (“Restless Spirits”, “The Dust Storm”), Claudia Black (“Farscape”, “Pitch Black”), George Young (“Final Recipe”), Hanna Mangan Lawrence (“X: Night of Vengeance”, “Acolytes”), and Trevor St. John (“The Bourne Ultimatum”, “Crimson Tide”).




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