Julie Plec’s Containment is based on the original Belgian series Cordon created by Carl Joos for Eyeworks. Within hours of Syrian refugee Sayid Nassir’s arrival to an Atlanta hospital, he’s designated as Patient Zero with regard to a global pandemic that kills victims within 48 hours. Soon there are spreading whispers of bioterrorism and Islamophobia. When an unexplained and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta. a huge urban quarantine is speedily enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure. Containment is produced by My So-Called Company in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Julie Plec (The Vampire Diaries, The Originals) and David Nutter
Season 01, Episode 01 – “Pilot”
A mysterious fatal virus breaks out and leads to part of Atlanta being quarantined in the series premiere of this drama.