Damon plays Mitch Emhoff in the thriller, Contagion. After the outbreak of an unknown disease, panic and chaos ensue worldwide. As the CDC works around the clock to find a cure, millions of people are dying every hour. Co-starring Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet and Bryan Cranston. On his role:
I think he’s the easiest character to relate to in a lot of ways… Because he’s just a guy trying to keep his daughter alive, and I think any parent can relate to that.