Even Angelina Jolie knows when it comes down to a sequel to Wanted or a new sci-fi film from the director of Children of Men, that ain't no choice at all:
Vulture just heard the actress has pulled out of the planned Timur Bekmambetov-directed sequel at Universal, and the studio has pulled the plug rather than recast the film. As for Jolie, we hear she is now intent on starring in Warner Bros.’ Gravity, a space thriller to be directed by Children of Men’s Alfonso Cuarón from a script he wrote with his 28-year-old son, Jonás.
Jolie will reportedly be playing "the sole surviving human member of a space mission, desperately trying to return home to Earth and her daughter," which should really tap into our collective love of her conspicuous motherhood. Team Jolie! Find your way back to Earth!
Who do you turn to when Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman turn you down? Why, Sandra Bullock, apparently. According to Variety, Warner Bros. has started talks with the The Net actress to star opposite Robert Downey Jr. in Alfonso Cuaron's sci-fi film in a part that's said to b... / Continue →
With Angelina Jolie having rejected multiple pleas to star in Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity, Warner Bros. has reportedly offered Natalie Portman the chance to play the lead in the sci-fi drama. Robert Downey Jr. is already signed to co-star, though the film is said to rest almost en... / Continue →
Robert Downey, Jr. cast in a movie that sounds really good? That's right, person from 2001 who knows Downey as a drug addict who just got fired from Ally McBeal. Things have changed--RDJ is cleaned up, he's a big deal again, and he's going to be in Alfonso Cuarón's Gravity:
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