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The Hot Zone: Anthrax (2019)

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An anthology series exploring the true stories behind major crises and the experts and agencies that handle them.

Cast

Julianna Margulies
as Dr. Nancy Jaax
Noah Emmerich
as Lt. Col. Jerry Jaax
Liam Cunningham
as Wade Carter
Topher Grace
as Peter Jahrling
James D'Arcy
as Trevor Rhodes
Paul James
as Ben Gellis
Nick Searcy
as Frank Mays
Robert Wisdom
as Col. Vernon Tucker
Robert Sean Leonard
as Walter Humboldt
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Critic Reviews for The Hot Zone: Anthrax

All Critics (7) | Top Critics (2)

Unfortunately, National Geographic's six-hour procedural docudrama The Hot Zone: Anthrax rarely works up more than a lukewarm head of tension.

December 15, 2021 | Full Review…

Some folks may want to tune in for Goldwyn's performance, but overall, The Hot Zone: Anthrax is a lackluster narrative that falls flat.

December 8, 2021 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

There's a lot of facts about anthrax that you've already forgotten, and a serviceable tension established in the first episode.

November 29, 2021 | Full Review…

It is meat-and-potatoes storytelling served as a tiny portion on an oversized platter. As in real life, the story peters out with an unsatisfying conclusion.

November 29, 2021 | Full Review…

The choice to ground this season's point of view largely through the lens of law enforcement has its advantages.

November 27, 2021 | Rating: 8.3/10 | Full Review…

There's something to be said for Tony Goldwyn's unsettling performance and for Daniel Dae Kim's sturdy work in a rare leading role, but this six-episode limited series is thoroughly skippable.

November 26, 2021 | Full Review…

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