Press Release: “CULVER CITY, Calif. – Matt Smith (Dr. Who), Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones), and Academy Award®nominee Stanley Tucci (Best Supporting Actor, The Lovely Bones, 2009) star in PATIENT ZERO, debuting on digital and VOD August 14 and arriving in select theaters September 14 from Vertical Entertainment. After a super-virus has turned humankind into highly intelligent, streamlined killers, an asymptomatic victim (Matt Smith) who can communicate with the infected, must lead the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure. Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky (The Counterfeiters), PATIENT ZERO also stars Agyness Deyn (Clash of the Titans) and Clive Standen (Vikings).

SynopsisIn the pandemic thriller, PATIENT ZERO, humanity is battling intelligent, adrenaline-fueled creatures born from a viral super-strain. After being bitten, human survivor Morgan (Matt Smith) realizes he is asymptomatic and can communicate with the infected, leading the last survivors on a hunt for Patient Zero and a cure.

Directed by Stefan Ruzowitzky from a screenplay by Mike Le, PATIENT ZERO was produced by Vincent Newman and executive produced by Glenn S. Gainor and Steve Norris.

PATIENT ZERO has a run time of approximately 86 minutes and is rated R for bloody violence, language, and some sexual content.