Catherine Zeta-Jones joins Steven Soderbergh's 'Side Effects'
Published Jan 25 2012, 10:21 GMT | By Hugh Armitage Catherine Zeta-Jones
will reteam with Steven Soderbergh on Side Effects
The actress will join Jude Law, Blake Lively and Channing Tatum on the medical drama, reports Deadline
Zeta-Jones and Soderbergh previously collaborated on 2000's Traffic
, for which she won a Golden Globe.
Screenwriter Scott Z Burns (Soderbergh's collaborator on The Informant!
) is writing the film, which deals with psychopharmacology, the study of the effect of drugs on the human mind.
Zeta-Jones and Law will play doctors, with Lively as a woman addicted to prescription drugs and Tatum her husband, who is due to be released from prison.
Tatum collaborated with Soderbergh on Haywire
and the forthcoming Magic Mike
, and Law appeared in Contagion
. Lively is the only star not to have worked with the director in the past.
Watch the Contagion