Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green Team on ‘Our Brand is Crisis’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Sandra Bullock and David Gordon Green

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 “Our Brand is Crisis,” which Bullock has committed to star in with David Gordon Green set to direct. 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. 

Bullock had been linked to the project as far back as awards season, but was still weighing her options. Insiders say that following a meeting with Green, who has been in the mix for the directing job for some time, the actress was convinced to join the project on the strength of his vision.

Bullock will also exec produce with George Clooney and Grant Heslov producing through their Smokehouse Pictures banner. Peter Straughan penned the script. Courtenay Valenti and Racheline Benveniste are overseeing the project for the studio.

Bullock is currently attached to the Sony pic “Tupperware Unsealed” which revolves around the inventor of Tupperware. Tate Taylor is on board to helm. Green’s most recent film “Manglehorn,” starring Al Pacino and Holly Hunter, will premiere at the Toronto Film Fest.

Clooney, Heslov, Green, Bullock and Straughan are all repped by CAA.

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  1. Conrad Adams says:

    Conradactor@Yahoo.com has interest in being cast for this exciting project. Thank you

  2. #GeorgeClooney #SandraBullock #courtneyCOx #jenniferaniston #tomcruise… you think that you are heroes for what you do.

    “Nothing more satisfying to an actor than to hear a crime lord say ‘that’s not fair'” … the fact that you lack empathy for your enemies should be the first clue that you do these things to get yourself respect and not because you care about right or wrong.

    I have kicked more bad-guy #butt in a month than the two of you have made in money your whole lives.

    it is nothing that I am proud of and nothing that i would consider to make me a #heroic person … it’s a tragedy that this had to happen at all … that children don’t listen … that they don’t learn or accept truths they know for facts about #right & #wrong (that {we} as #people don’t listen to ourselves better when we had the chance to.. instead we accept #fakeapologies in order to spare {ourselves} and {our} ‘ #friends ‘ any tiny little bit of humiliation).

    I admire you GEORGE..your will to do the right thing is admirable … but I admonish your will to freely congratulate yourself for trampling over of ANY HUMAN BEING (even if they kinda had it coming).

    Surely you know how I have trashed Sandy and her stupid friends … I am no hero because of it and yes they did deserve it…i tried to reach them SEVERAL times before lashing out but they go to great lengths to avoid #communicating or #cooperating with me .. in fact you and your friend help them to do so and you G-Darn know it. Did you even try to contact your enemy before getting in his face?

    to be honest you wouldn’t know a good person from a bad person if one bit you on the buttox.

    Let me ask you this..’Is a person #inherentlygood or #inherentlybad … think hard before answering this question for you might look a fool after the hearing the answer. An answer very discernable from a right one or wrong one.

    “Why did you save #HARVEYDENT, #Batman? Given the choice to save one or the other …why did you not save your #childhoodfriend … the girl you claimed to #Love so much?… the girl whose #family lived in the same house as you did #BruceWayne the two of you growing up together as children?”

    Surely George…you want to blame #THEJOKER but #Alfred knew the truth … Bruce was always a spoiled selfish little boy … no one tricked him except his darn self and the same goes for you George and #BradPitt as well.

    You are too busy looking in the mirror to know a good person from a bad person just like spoiled Mr. Wayne. Your heart is in the right place but your head is up your arse.

    the definition of a pathological liar {i.e. a sociopath, A psychopath} Is a person who is not honest with themselves about how well they behave or how much they misbehave. i used to say “i an such a good person…i never steal and i have only life once or twice” this was pathological of me.

    everybody got their own thing…perhaps {I} should not say things that are either too condemning or things that are over-complimentary. For some reason it’s going to be one of the two {I} will probably feel the need to say…something too mean or something too nice. It is a bad Critic who doesn’t offer likes along with dislikes…pros along with cons. Statements should probably be made with supporting evidence not just as opinions.

    Is Sandy classy like how she stabbed #GesineBullock in the head with pinking shears?

    I can say it #GesinePrado … i had the same sister she had … it weren’t no accident … if my sister could be the center of attention by offing me she would have had … she tried more than once as I am sure this one account was not the only account #SandraBullock pulled a stunt like this…in fact this is why Cassandra became the black sheep of the family … she never changes especially with you all cajoling her to keep making mistakes instead of learning form them.

    In #Christianity one is not forgiven by #God until they admit that being made in the image of god does not make them perfect like God Is Perfect. Or have {we} all forgotten??????

    #BENSTILLER #ANNEHATHAWAY #BEYONCE#GWENETHPALTROW #JONAHHILL#JULIAROBERTS#DANNYMODER #SETHROGEN #BENAFFLECK #JENNIFERGARNER#RYANGOSLING #TOMHANKS #WESLEYSNIPES #HILARYSWANK#LEONARDODECAPRIO #DMX #HEIDIKLUM #SETHMACFARLANE#ALEXBORENSTEIN #HALLEBERRY #KATIEHOLMES ##KATEWINSLET # #BRITTNEYSPEARS #BRUCEWILLIS#KIEFFERSUTHERLAND #LUCYLIU #DENZELWASHINGTON ;) …oh yeah & don’t forget #JennyMcCarthy & #CHRISTINAAPPLEGATE &#WhoppiGoldberg #cnn #peoplemagazine #usmagazine #intouchmagazine #today #theview #thetalk #oprahwinFrey(OPRAH IS A BULLY AND A POO-HEAD BY THE WAY)

    http://news.yahoo.com/ferguson-supporters-officer-darren-wilson-voices-heard-195431947.html?soc_src=mediacontentstory

    no one with ANY #INTELLIGENCE has EVER claimed that ANYONE is #JUSTIFIED in shooting another person … there is no such thing in CLEAN #POLICEWORK … these are things that occur because THERE IS NO OTHER CHOICE!

    #MichaelBrown #Ferguson Fighting the #Corruption of the #Wicked (#Government ; #Executive ; #Political ; #Military ; #Criminal ; & #Civilian) … #Protect the #Innocent

    These people supporting Officer #DarrenWilson are obviously TRYING TO STIR UP TROUBLE ON PURPOSE.

    #MichaelBrown #Ferguson Fighting the #Corruption of the #Wicked (#Government ; #Executive ; #Political ; #Military ; #Criminal ; & #Civilian) … #Protect the #Innocent

    YOU ALL LACK EMPATHY FOR PEOPLE…JESUS LOVED EVEN HIS ENEMIES…ALL YOU CARE ABOUT IS YOURSELVES…YOU ARE SO JADED BY YOUR OWN POINT OF VIEW THAT YOU FORGET THAT ALL INDIVIDUALS HAVE FEELINGS EMOTIONS NO MATTER HOW INHERENTLY WICKED OR GOOD THEY ARE…ITS A SHAME THAT YOU TAKE SIDES OF ONE INDIVIDUAL OVER ANOTHER…ITS WRONG AND {I} AM SEVERALLY DISAPPOINTED IF YOU CAN’T SEE THIS AND APOLOGIZE FOR YOUR LACK OF COMPASSION FOR OTHERS (even your enemies)

    I am no #HERO…its a tragedy these things are done both for the perp and for the victims…think of #ChristyMack and #WarMachine … ever seen #TheShawshankRedemption ? remember #thesisters were always #raping and #beating, Andy? Do you remember why? Because he was a wife killer … in #MaxiumSecurity they rape and beat the wife beaters/killers {of children and women}

    I DON’T THINK #JONKOPPENHAVER (WAR MACHINE) IS RECEIVING HIS ‘JUST DESERTS’ I THINK IT IS A TRAGEDY THAT THIS HAS HAPPENED TO HER AND HIM AND I WISH WE ALL LISTENED TO GOD TO OUR PARENTS INSTEAD OF CLAIM THAT BECAUSE WE WERE MADE IN THE IMAGE OF #GOD IT GIVES US TO RIGHT TO THINK THAT WE ARE PERFECT LIKE GOD IS PERFECT .

    YOU ALL THINK THAT THIS IS GOD’S PLAN WHERE I THINK HE WAS JUST PREPARED FOR THE INEVITABILITY THAT DYSFUNCTIONALITY AND VIOLENCE GO HAND IN HAND…WE DO NOT LISTEN…WE SHUT EVERYONE OUT…NOT STOPPING TO THINK OF ANYONE ELSE’S LIFE OR FEELING OTHER THAN OUR OWN AS IF WE WERE THE ONLY INDIVIDUAL IN EXISTENCE WITH A RIGHT TO HAPPINESS FREEDOM AND PEACE.

    The one rule upon entering #existence “Do not eat of the Tree of the Knowledge of #Good and of #Evil”

    the One Rule…that on our own personal path to obtaining happiness…DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE HAPPINESS OF OTHERS!

  3. Alex says:

    Sounds like somthing you have to watch in High School and have to do a report on, and they wonder why ticket sales are down. My guess is George called Sandra and said, “hey Sandra, lets make something no one wants to see”. Maybe if they put in a car chase and big robots it may appeal to the 18-49 crowd.

  4. wks9370 says:

    Sounds like a very interesting project, and the type of story Sandra Bullock can really sink her teeth into…

    • Karen Sherry Brackett says:

      Actually, I am wondering what in the world is she thinking? Tupperware and South American politics? You know how many people went to see the documentary? About a quarter of them will go see this movie and be happy, everyone else who shows up will think it was suppose to have something to do with ISIS and will be…. not happy about throwing their money away. Seriously, both of these movie concepts are for like “B” television production… not movie theaters.

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