George Clooney Starring in Alfonso Cuaron's 'Gravity' with Bullock
Finally a replacement! For a long time, Robert Downey Jr. was attached to star in Alfonso Cuaron's highly anticipated new sci-fi movie Gravity, but the project has gone through quite a bit of pre-production woes, mostly involving casting. Downey Jr. dropped out last month due to scheduling issues and we worried his departure might put this on the shelf again, but thankfully that's not the case. Heat Vision is now reporting that George Clooney will star opposite Sandra Bullock in Gravity, which will put him back up in space like in the Solaris remake from 2002. Remarkably, these two actors haven't been in the same movie before.
Sandra Bullock will star, along with Clooney, as the only two astronauts who survive a disaster on a remote space station and must make the long, grueling journey home to Earth. Clooney's involvement doesn't make him one of the leads, as he (spoiler ahead) apparently doesn't last longer than the first act. Gravity is still a movie about one woman, it's just getting beefed up with big names in the "supporting" areas. With Clooney and Bullock on-board hopefully this means production on Gravity will finally move forward and Cuaron can shoot his ambitious $80 million sci-fi movie next year, as planned, as I'm foaming at the mouth to see it.
Reader Feedback - 17 Comments
Still pissed that the lead is Bullock. Hate her.
Chazzy on Dec 16, 2010
agreed. bullock is disgusting. that "here's your oscar for making our community so much money" does NOT justify her working with such a talented director. very upset about this.
blach! on Dec 16, 2010
"Remarkably, these two actors havn't been in the same movie before." You spelled "bed" wrong.
dRailer on Dec 16, 2010
HA! I get to be the one to defend Bullock! I'm what's hip! I'm what's happening! I'M BLOWING UP RIGHT NOW!! sorry got carried away. I'm all for Bullock, sure she hasn't been in anything worthwhile in a long time, but with Cuaron's direction I'm sure he will bring out the best in her. So now that that's outta the way, Clooney is good casting.
Xerxex on Dec 16, 2010
Point taken http://www.justsayingit.com Just Saying
Rachel on Dec 16, 2010
Clooney? Fantastic. Bullock? Bleh.
Craig on Dec 16, 2010
I think this is great casting. Am I the only one getting sick of Robert Downey Jr and Johnny Depp in every film .Dont get me wrong they are great actors but Id like to see more diversity out there. I think Clooney and Bullock will have great chemistry!
DJSNOLA` on Dec 16, 2010
Yeah I don't like Bullock too, her lips gorse me out!
John on Dec 16, 2010
Love Bullock and Clooney. Well done on the deal. Now lets see it!!!
tom on Dec 17, 2010
Sandy in space!!! I'm there!!
jared on Dec 17, 2010
sandra bullock is cool. cant wait for this one. casting clooney is a great choice..even better than robert downey
movieman on Dec 17, 2010
Thanks for the Spoilers Mr Billington.
Tom Collins on Dec 17, 2010
Why am I having the feeling Sandra Bullock doesn't really fit in the scene... Either way it's an actress I wouldn't certainly like seeing in the movie.
Dwelle on Dec 17, 2010
A5J4DX on Dec 17, 2010
That SPOILER wasn´t necessary at all in the article! really... Besides, such a liitle warning for that massive spoiler!
Elijah on Dec 17, 2010
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