WATCH: After Watson, Jude Law Plays Another Doctor In ‘Side Effects’
That’s right, after chasing around Victorian London as Doctor Watson, two steps behind Robert Downey Junior, in Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes franchise, Jude’s a man of medicine again. This time he’s the hippocratic heartthrob in Steven Soderbergh’s new thriller Side Effects, as he plays a doctor whose professional ethics that are under scrutiny.
It seems one of his patients has developed an extreme reaction to a wonder-drug he prescribed to deal with her stress, and it’s the kind of reaction that leads to a court case, rather than antibiotics:
The film also stars Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Rooney Mara, and will hit American theaters on February 8, 2013.