Julianna Margulies on Hazmat Suits in ‘The Hot Zone’ and George Clooney’s Return to TV

  • Variety
Julianna Margulies on Hazmat Suits in ‘The Hot Zone’ and George Clooney’s Return to TV
Julianna Margulies is back on television and playing a superhero – just not the comic book kind. Margulies stars as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax in “The Hot Zone,” the Nat Geo limited series based on the 1994 thriller about the first appearance of Ebola virus on U.S. soil. Jaax was part of the team of scientists and soldiers who discovered and eventually contained the virus.

“I loved the nonchalance about her. The peril she put herself in daily. She never thought about it and she didn’t think of herself as a hero,” Margulies told Variety. “She thinks that she’s lucky because she loves her job. And I love that about her. I loved that she was so passionate…because to be passionate about a pathogen or an agent or anything to do with a bio hazard, hazard level, core lab is crazy to me. I really respected her tenacity
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