Heart of apocalyptic virus drama The Passage is father-daughter-like relationship

The Passage is about the outbreak from a botched government experiment, which turns some death-row inmates into highly infectious vampires.
The Passage is about the outbreak from a botched government experiment, which turns some death-row inmates into highly infectious vampires.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/THE PASSAGE

LOS ANGELES - As the ratings of zombie show The Walking Dead (2010 to now) continue to nosedive, along comes another virus-based apocalyptic drama.

Based on a best-selling trilogy by American author Justin Cronin, The Passage is about the outbreak from a botched government experiment, which turns some death-row inmates into highly infectious vampires. But scientists realise an orphan girl may hold the key to stopping the virus and saving humanity.

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