In the apocalyptic world of Patient Zero, the infected aren't just killed, they're interrogated by Morgan (Matt Smith), a human who was bitten, yet didn't turn into murderous creatures like the other infected. His latest interviewee, The Professor (Stanley Tucci) is his most complex and dangerous case yet, and we've been provided with an exclusive Patient Zero clip that explores the tense dynamic between Morgan and The Professor, all while the clock on humanity's lifespan ticks ever-closer to an untimely conclusion.

Following its August 14th release on VOD, Patient Zero will be released in US theaters on September 14th from Vertical Entertainment. You can watch our exclusive clip below, and we have the official press release with more details on the movie that also co-stars Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones, The Forest).

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.

Academy Award® is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences."

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Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.