Dr Ryan Stone (Sandra Bullock) is a brilliant medical engineer on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky (George Clooney). But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The shuttle is destroyed, leaving Stone and Kowalsky completely alone, tethered to nothing but each other and spiraling out into the blackness.
The deafening silence tells them they have lost any link to Earth and any chance for rescue. As fear turns to panic, every gulp of air eats away at what little oxygen is left. But the only way home may be to go further out into the terrifying expanse of space.
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Angelina Jolie was originally cast but dropped out later. Natalie Portman was the top choice for the lead role after Angelina Jolie refused it two times. Natalie turned down the role shortly before she announced her pregnancy. Finally, Sandra Bullock was cast. Read More