Stephen Dorff (Blade) and Academy Award® winners Mira Sorvino (Best Supporting Actor Mighty Aphrodite 1995) and Anjelica Huston (Best Supporting Actor Prizzi’s Honor 1985) star in this globe-spanning tale of action and intrigue based upon the bestselling series written by Robert Ludlum (The Bourne Identity The Osterman Weekend).Colonel Jonathan Smith (Dorff) is a disease specialist and former secret agent for Covert One an elite intelligence agency made up of political and technical experts that report directly to the President (Huston). When an unknown deadly virus begins to surface Smith is called into action to find and isolate the source before the outbreak can endanger millions of lives.Featuring an all-star supporting cast including Blair Underwood (Rules of Engagement) and more it’s a race against time for Covert One to stop the virus and uncover the truth behind a conspiracy at the highest and most dangerous levels of society.
Director: Mick Jackson
Script: Elwood Reid
Based Upon: the novel by Robert Ludlum and Gayle Lynds
Runtime: 160 minutes
Rating UK: 15 / US: Not Rated
Production: end of 2005
Filming Locations: Toronto, Canada and Berlin, Germany
Theatrical Release UK: July 23, 2006 / US: April 9, 2006
DVD Release UK: September 4, 2006 / US: July 25, 2006
Stephen Dorff, Mira Sorvino, Blair Underwood, Sophia Myles, Danny Huston, Colm Meaney, and Anjelica Huston
Extensive Story Description
While in a retrieve operation of a virus in Berlin, the Covert One agent Rachel Russell is double-crossed by two dirty agents; she kills them and escapes, trying to find a hiding place and someone to trust to protect the vials. Meanwhile, the former Covert One agent Dr. Jon Smith is also in Berlin with his beloved fiancée Sophie Amsden participating in a congress. When three persons die with bleeding, the doctors disclose a Hades virus outbreak, an extreme rare Ebola variant. Jon and Sophie return to the USA to research a cure, and Jon discovers a huge combination of bio-terrorism and conspiracy
Sophia plays Sophie Amsden, an infectious disease researcher and fiancée of Dr. Jon Smith.
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