‘Leftovers’ Actress Ann Dowd Joins Sandra Bullock in ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock.

Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board.

David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing.

The film is based on the 2005 documentary of the same name, which focuses on the use of American political campaign strategies in South America.

Peter Straughan penned the script. Courtenay Valenti and Racheline Benveniste are overseeing for the studio.

Production is set to start this fall.

Dowd was last seen in HBO’s “The Leftovers” and Showtime’s “Masters of Sex” and was also recently seen in the Fox Searchlight pic “The Drop.” She is repped by Innovative Artists and Principal Entertainment.

More Film

  • MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

    Sundance: First Look at Poster for M.I.A. Documentary

    Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock. Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board. David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing. The film is based on the 2005 […]

  • Carey Mulligan Says Dee Rees Would

    Carey Mulligan: If Dee Rees Was a White Man, She'd Be Directing the Next 'Star Wars'

    Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock. Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board. David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing. The film is based on the 2005 […]

  • Inventing Tomorrow

    Sundance Film Review: ‘Inventing Tomorrow’

    Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock. Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board. David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing. The film is based on the 2005 […]

  • Nicolas CageVariety Studio at Sundance Presented

    Nicolas Cage on High Movie Prices, Not Playing Superman and Sundance Action Movie 'Mandy'

    Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock. Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board. David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing. The film is based on the 2005 […]

  • 'Lizzie' Review

    Sundance Film Review: 'Lizzie'

    Evocative visuals and a strong cast ham-handedly reframe the infamous ax murderess as a heroine slaying the patriarchy.

  • Elsie Fisher appears in I Think

    Sundance Film Review: 'Eighth Grade'

    Ann Dowd has joined the cast of the Warner Bros. political dramedy “Our Brand is Crisis” starring Sandra Bullock. Scoot McNairy and Anthony Mackie are also on board. David Gordon Green is directing with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner, with Bullock exec-producing. The film is based on the 2005 […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content