Fishburne In “Contagion”, Morris In “Moneyball”

Laurence Fishburne is set to play a doctor in Steven Soderbergh’s pandemic ensemble thriller “Contagion” reports Variety

Shooting kicks off this Fall on the film which also stars Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Marion Cotillard. The Playlist first broke the casting news back in February.

Meanwhile former “Cold Case” lead Kathryn Morris is in negotiations to star in baseball drama “Moneyball” for Sony Pictures reports Risky Business.

Morris will play the second wife of the lead character, Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane (Brad Pitt). Bennett Miller directs and filming kicks off in Los Angeles next week.