July 14th, 2011
11:10 AM ET
After watching the trailer for Steven Soderbergh's "Contagion," we're now rethinking hugging loved ones when they come back from traveling. Or, frankly, touching anything at all.
The thriller tells the story of a virus that spreads with just an inkling of contact, and kills off Gwyneth Paltrow and plenty of the population before the two and a half minute trailer is over.
The all-star cast includes Paltrow, Matt Damon, Jude Law (why yes, that is the cast of "The Talented Mr. Ripley," together again!) Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Kate Winslet and Sanaa Lathan.
While Paltrow plays the traveler who comes back home infected, Damon is the husband she leaves behind as the world dissolves into panic over the rapidly spreading disease.
"Contagion" arrives September 9.
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