George Clooney Talks Warner Bros. 2012 Release 'Gravity' (Video)

12:37 PM PST 09/12/2011 by Lauren Schutte

In an conversation with THR chief film critic Todd McCarthy, the "Ides of March" and "The Descendants" actor reveals details about his upcoming space film co-starring Sandra Bullock.

George Clooney has two films opening just in time for awards season. The Ides of March, a political thriller co-starring Ryan Gosling, and The Descendants, about a man trying ot reconnect with his estranged daughters. 

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But, when the actor-director sat down with The Hollywood Reporter's Todd McCarthy at the Telluride Film Festival, talk turned to another of his upcoming films, Gravity (due in theaters November 12, 2012). 

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"Well, I don't want to spoil it for you ... everyone dies," Clooney joked of the picture, directed by Alfonso Cuaron

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The film, set in outer space, tells the tale of a lone survivor of an ill-fated mission to repair the Hubble telescope, and his quest to return to Earth. And, the actor tells THR he has high hopes for its success. 

"It's just a beautiful story, and it's really well done. And, I hope it ends up being a great film. Visually, I haven't seen anything like it in my life." 

He also had kind words to say about his co-star, Oscar-winner Sandra Bullock. "It's Sandy Bullock, who I love, who I've been friends with for 25 years, and it's she and I floating in space."

 

 

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