March 24, 2017  

First 'Gravity' Footage: George Clooney and Sandra Bullock Trapped in Outer Space

May 8, 2013 (9:18 am) GMT
The 'Intolerable Cruelty' actor and the 'Two Weeks Notice' actress are the only survivors in a damaged space station in the snippet for Alfonso Quaron's film.
First 'Gravity' Footage: George Clooney and Sandra Bullock Trapped in Outer Space

Before debuting its first trailer on May 9, director Alfonso Quaron builds fans' anticipation for his upcoming film "" with the release of its first footage via Entertainment Tonight. In this 16-second snippet, the film's leads and are seen drifting in space following a major damage on their space station.

In the sci-fi thriller, Bullock portrays Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer who is on her first shuttle mission with a veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (Clooney), who considers it as his last flight before retiring. As they do a seemingly routine spacewalk, their shuttle is suddenly destroyed, leaving them completely alone in the outer space without any link to Earth.

Quaron, who previously directed and 's "", takes a triple duty in this project. Besides directing, he co-writes the script alongside his son Jonas Quaron and co-produces the film with David Heyman, who served as co-producer in "Harry Potter" film franchise.

The film was initially set to feature as the female lead in February 2010. However, later in that month, she passed on the project because not only she did not get paid $20 million, but also she wanted to focus on her war film "". was approached to be the male lead in March the same year, but he exited the project in November to star in "".



TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Jay-Z Is Producing a Series About Trayvon Martin
  2. Pamela Anderson Storms Off TV Set After Being Offended by an Old School Photo
  3. Mariah Carey Flashes Nipples as She Goes Braless in Skintight Dress
  4. Selena Gomez Shares Message of Empowerment to High School Students During Surprise Visit
  5. Animated 'KUWTK' Series Is on the Way
  6. John Mayer Admits New Single 'Still Feel Like Your Man' Is About Katy Perry
  7. Selena Gomez Gets Teased About Her Love for Canadian Guys. See Her Reaction
  8. Is Amber Rose Into a Woman Now? Model Sparks Rumors She's Hooking Up With Teyana Taylor