Locally Filmed “Contagion” Hits Theaters This Weekend

Stephen Soderbergh shot parts of his star-studded film about a highly infectious virus in Glencoe and at Wilmette’s Central School.

The film, which is an ultra-realistic portrayal of an epidemic, features Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Gwyneth Paltrow, Laurence Fishburne, Marion Cotillard and Jude Law.

To read more about the movie, visit these links:

TribLocal coverage of the filming

Time’s interview with Matt Damon

The Red Eye review of the movie

The New York Times’ “A Nightmare Pox on Your Civilized World”