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Sandra Bullock in talks for Annie role

Sandra Bullock in talks for Annie role

Jun 13 2013, 10:14am CDT | by

Sandra Bullock is in talks to star in 'Annie'. The 'Heat' actress is in ''early'' negotiations for a role in Sony's updated version of the classic musical about an orphan girl, playing Miss Hannigan...

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Sandra Bullock in talks for Annie role

Jun 13 2013, 10:14am CDT | by

Sandra Bullock is in talks to star in 'Annie'.

The 'Heat' actress is in ''early'' negotiations for a role in Sony's updated version of the classic musical about an orphan girl, playing Miss Hannigan, the mean-spirited owner of the orphanage Annie lives in, according to TheWrap.com.

Nine-year-old star Quvenzhane Wallis - who became the youngest ever actress to receive a Best Actress nomination at the Oscars earlier this year for her role in 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' - is set to play the titular character in the new adaptation, which will be produced by actor Will Smith and rapper Jay-Z.

Bullock would join fellow Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx in the flick, as the actor has signed on to play Benjamin Stacks, a modern day incarnation of the Daddy Warbucks character.

As well as its impressive pedigree on screen, the film boasts several big names behind the scenes, also.

The musical is set to be directed by 'Easy A' helmer Will Gluck based on a script from 'Nanny McPhee' writer Emma Thompson, while co-producer Jay-Z will score the film.

Additionally, Smith will produce with his wife Jada Pinkett-Smith through their production firm Overbrook Entertainment.

The project has been in the works since 2010 when Smith and Jay-Z conceived the film as a starring vehicle for Smith's young daughter, Willow, but the singer-and-actress decided to walk away from the role last year.

'Annie' will begin production later this year for release in 2014.

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George Clooney to Direct Drama About British Phone Hacking Scandal

Sep 3 2014 2:26pm CDT | Source: First Showing

Right now George Clooney has his hands in a lot of projects at the moment. He's slated to star in Hail Caesar for Joel & Ethan Coen, is producing Our Brand is Crisis starring his Gravity co-star Sandra Bullock, and is also developing a Norwegian thriller called Pioneer. Now Variety has word that he's figured out his next directing gig with Hack Attack at Sony Pictures. The drama will focus on the recent phone hacking scandal in the United Kingdom involvin ...
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Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Team on 'Our Brand is Crisis' (EXCLUSIVE) (Justin Kroll/Variety)

Aug 21 2014 5:25pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Justin Kroll / Variety: Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Team on ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ (EXCLUSIVE)  —  George Clooney is producing the pic  —  After her success in “Gravity,” Sandra Bullock is again orbiting a Warner Bros. project.  —  Sources tell Variety that Warners has greenlit the political dramedy … ...
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See The Gremlins Theme Park Ride We Never Knew Existed

Aug 18 2014 12:30pm CDT | Source: slash film

In the early 1990s, Warner Bros actually built a Gremlins theme park ride called Gremlins Invasion. The attraction was built in two Warner Bros. Movie World theme parks, one in Bottrop-Kirchhellen Germany and the other in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. While the dark ride was open for almost ten years, I had not heard of its existence until this year. Last week I wrote about a Ghostbusters theme park ride that was being developed ...
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5 weeks ago

Bullock, J-Law, Aniston Are Top Earning Actresses

Aug 5 2014 10:18am CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Following on from their actors list, Forbes Magazine has now published their annual list of the top earning actresses for the July 2013/June 2014 financial year. The list is of gross salaries including acting paycheques, endorsement deals, and more and doesn't take into account tax, agent and management fees or other related costs. Easily coming in at the top is Sandra Bullock who scored an impressive $51 millio ...
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Sandra Bullock tops Forbes wealthiest list

Aug 4 2014 4:54pm CDT | Source: canoe

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Demolition Man (Released in 1993) - A corny futuristic movie starring Sylvester Stallone, Wesley Snipes, Sandra Bullock, Nigel Hawthorne

Jul 25 2014 12:45pm CDT | Source: classic english movies

Experimenting with different genres to exercise his talent (maybe) - Stallone’s Demolition Man is a sci-fi thriller, released in 1993 starring him as John Spartan, an LA cop nicknamed ‘Demolition Man’, for his reckless and destructive law enforcement work style. He is pitted against Simon Phoenix (Wesley Snipes) who is evil to the core. In 1996, Spartan is set up by Phoenix in a case implicating him for the deaths of hostages in a bus, which was taken hostage by Phoenix. Spartan leads a Sp ...
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7 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock to Star in Tupperware Origin Story for Tate Taylor

Jul 22 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: slash film

Origin stories are all the rage these days, to the extent where even common housewares are getting them now. Jennifer Lawrence is helping chronicle the birth of the Miracle Mop for David O. Russell, and now Sandra Bullock will depict the rise of Tupperware for Tate Taylor. Bullock is attached to lead Taylor’s untitled drama as Brownie Wise, the marketing exec who popularized the plastic containers by coming up with the idea for Tupperware parties. Hit the jump for more details on her newest pro ...
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8 weeks ago

News Bits: Horns, Brownie, Devil, Mercy, Run

Jul 18 2014 7:41pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

Horns The first poster is out for Alexandre Aja's upcoming thriller "Horns" which opens at Halloween. Daniel Radcliffe plays a young man who is the prime suspect in the violent rape and murder of his girlfriend, though he's innocent. Soon, horns starting to grow from his own head - horns with the ability to make people confess their darkest sins and unspeakable impulses. He uses them on his ...
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8 weeks ago

Sandra Bullock and Tate Taylor Plan Tupperware Pioneer Biopic

Jul 18 2014 6:56pm CDT | Source: Coming Soon

Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that Tate Taylor, director of The Help, is set to both write and direct a biopic on Brownie Wise, the marketing pioneer who created the Tupperware home party strategy that made the brand a household name and opened new professional avenues for women. Sandra Bullock is attached to headline the film, which will ad ...
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