As though Ebola isn’t in the headlines enough, now Ridley Scott and Lynda Obst are giving the disease its own TV show. It’s being reported that the pair is developing a limited TV series for Fox TV Studios based on the 1994 Richard Preston book, The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus.
Apparently the duo has had the rights to the book for two decades, but never let them lapse. About a year ago, they quietly went to work on the project, hiring I, Robot scribe Jeff Vintar to pen the adaptation. Hit the jump for more on Scott and Obst’s Ebola TV series.