Our Brand Is Crisis First Look: Sandra Bullock Gets Political in Role Originally Pegged for George Clooney
Sandra Bullock stars as a “devious” political consultant in the upcoming film Our Brand Is Crisis – but you’ll never guess who was originally slated to play the part.
“Initially, it was written with George Clooney in mind,” Bullock, 50, tells Entertainment Weekly. “About two-and-a-half years ago I just put out the feelers saying, ‘I’m not reading anything I’m excited about. Are there any male roles out there that they don’t mind switching to a female role?’ ”