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Get Ready, Zoo Is Coming

The new summer thriller based on James Patterson's best-selling novel.
Posted on May 8, 2015 | 05:00am
It's official! Production has commenced in New Orleans on CBS’s new drama series Zoo, based on James Patterson’s #1 best-selling novel. The series starring James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Billy Burke, Nora Arnezeder and Nonso Anozie will premiere Tuesday, June 30, at 9/8c on CBS. Brad Anderson is directing the episode.

Zoo is a global thriller about a wave of violent animal attacks around the world. James Wolk (The Crazy Ones) will play Jackson Oz, a young renegade American zoologist who spends his days running safaris in the wilds of Africa until he begins noticing a shift in the animals' behavior. As the animal assaults become more cunning, coordinated, and ferocious, he is thrust into the race to unlock the mystery of the pandemic before there’s nowhere left for people to hide.

Zoo is a CBS Television Studios production. Jeff Pinkner, Josh Appelbaum, Andre Nemec and Scott Rosenberg are executive producers with James Mangold, Cathy Konrad, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout and Steve Bowen. The series will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and worldwide by CBS Studios International.

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