It's lights, camera, action for Senator Dick Durbin.
The senoir senator from Illinois will be making his Hollywood debut in Steven Soderbergh's new film "Contagion." It'll be a demanding roll for legislator, who will play the chairman of a Senate hearing alongside Laurence Fishburne.
"Contagion" is about the spread of an airborne virus that kills within days. According to IMDB, the movie is due out October 2011.