Upcoming Sandra Bullock Movie We Are Excited About

November 12, 2018
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Sandra Bullock is an American actress, producer, and philanthropist. After making her acting debut with a minor role in the thriller ‘Hangmen’ in 1987, she received early attention for her performance in the sci-fi action film ‘Demolition Man’ in 1993. Her breakthrough came in the action thriller ‘Speed’ in 1994.

A string of film successes followed ‘Speed’, and she soon established herself as a Hollywood leading actress. In the romantic comedy ‘While You Were Sleeping’ in 1995, she portrayed a lonely Chicago Transit Authority token collector who saves the life of a man. She received her first Golden Globe Award nomination for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy. In 1995, Bullock also starred in the thriller ‘The Net’ in 1995, as a computer programmer who stumbles upon a conspiracy, putting her life and the lives of those around her in great danger. ‘The Net’ made US$110.6 million.

In the crime drama ‘A Time to Kill’ in 1996, she portrayed a member of the defense team in the trial for murder of a young girl, opposite Samuel L. Jackson, Matthew McConaughey and Kevin Spacey. She received a MTV Movie Award nomination for Best Breakthrough Performance. The film grossed US$152 million around the world. She received US$11 million for the critically panned ‘Speed 2: Cruise Control’ in 1997, which she agreed to star in for financial backing for her next project, ‘Hope Floats’ in 1998.

She achieved further success in the following decades in ‘Miss Congeniality’ in 2000, ‘Two Weeks Notice’ in 2002, ‘Crash’ in 2004, ‘The Proposal’ in 2009, ‘The Heat’ in 2013, and ‘Ocean’s 8’ in 2018. She was awarded the Academy Award for Best Actress and the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama for playing Leigh Anne Tuohy in the biographical drama ‘The Blind Side’ in 2009, and was nominated in the same categories for her performance in the thriller ‘Gravity’ in 2013.

Her greatest commercial success is the animated comedy ‘Minions’ in 2015, which grossed over US$1 billion at the box office. In 2007, she was one of Hollywood’s highest-paid actresses, and in 2015, she ranked as the highest-paid actress. She was also named “Most Beautiful Woman” by People magazine in 2015.

In addition to her acting career, she is the founder of the production company Fortis Films. She has produced some of the films in which she starred, including ‘Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous’ in 2005 and ‘All About Steve’ in 2009. She was an executive producer of the ABC sitcom ‘George Lopez’ which ran from 2002 to 2007, and made several appearances during its run.

At this point, the question that might be circling your mind is what is the next Sandra Bullock movie? Well, the good news is that we have a clear answer to that question. Here’s the list of upcoming Sandra Bullock films scheduled to release in 2018 and 2019. We can only hope that the latest new Sandra Bullock movie would be as good as some of her recent ones.

Bird Box (2018)

‘Bird Box’ is an upcoming American post-apocalyptic horror film directed by Susanne Bier and with a screenplay by Eric Heisserer based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Josh Malerman. The film stars Sandra Bullock, Sarah Paulson, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar, Danielle Macdonald, Lil Rel Howery, Tom Hollander, Machine Gun Kelly, BD Wong and John Malkovich. It will have its world premiere at AFI Fest on November 12, 2018. The film is scheduled to be released on December 21, 2018 by Netflix.

Film rights to Bird Box were optioned by Universal Studios in 2013, prior to the book’s release. Scott Stuber and Chris Morgan were set to produce the film, with Mama director Andy Muschietti attached as director. In July 2017, Netflix acquired the rights to the book after Stuber became head of the feature film division of Netflix and will develop the movie with Sandra Bullock and John Malkovich starring. Susanne Bier was announced as the director. In October 2017, Danielle Macdonald, Trevante Rhodes, Jacki Weaver, Sarah Paulson, Rosa Salazar, Lil Rel Howery, and Amy Gumenick joined the cast. In November 2017, Machine Gun Kelly and David Dastmalchian joined the cast. Principal photography began in October 2017.

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