Daniel Dae Kim stars as FBI Agent Matthew Ryker in National Geographic’s upcoming series THE HOT ZONE: ANTHRAX. (National Geographic/Peter Stranks)
Before Covid-19, there was the scare for anthrax exactly two decades ago. National Geographic brings a six-episode scientific thriller, The Hot Zone: Anthrax. A series inspired by true events.
THE HOT ZONE: ANTHRAX, inspired by true events, follows parallel stories of Matthew Ryker (Daniel Dae Kim, “The Divergent Series: Insurgent”) and Dr. Bruce Ivins (Tony Goldwyn, “Ghost”). Ryker, an FBI agent with a specialty in microbiology,risks his career to convince his superiors of the unthinkable just three weeks after the 9/11 attacks: The United States is under attack again. Ivins, a brilliant microbiologist who becomes embroiled in the hunt to find the 2001 anthrax killer, works closely with the FBI to uncover who is behind the deadly anthrax letters, while his growing instability and paranoia give way to deeper unnerving discoveries.
Other cast members include: Dawn Olivieri, Ian Colleti, Dylan baker, Morgan Kelly, Denyce Lawton, Caros Gonzalez-Vio, Vanessa Matsui, Enrico Colantoni and Harry Hamilton.
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The Hot Zone: Anthrax premieres November 28th, 2021 on National Geographic and Hulu
Source: National Geographic