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What Sandra Bullock Wears to Feel Like a Superhero

What Sandra Bullock Wears to Feel Like a Superhero

By Julie Miller

Vanity Fair's Krista Smith sits down with Bullock and David Gordon Green at the Toronto International Film Festival.

 

The last time Sandra Bullock was at the Toronto Film Festival, the movie star was debuting a little movie called "Gravity" that went on to win seven Oscars. This time around, Bullock is back with a film equally full of promise, Our Brand Is Crisis, the wonderfully strange comedy-drama directed by David Gordon Green and produced by George Clooney, which stars Bullock as a down-on-her-luck political strategist, a role originally written for a male.

Her character’s wardrobe was so incredible that, when production wrapped, Bullock found herself sneaking one (expensive) article of her character’s clothing into her personal closet — for days when she needs a little extra strength. In an interview with Vanity Fair senior West Coast editor Krista Smith, Bullock also talks about how easy it was to switch her role for a female, the strangest direction she received from Green, and why she — an Oscar winner, thank you very much — once starred in the short-lived, long-forgotten "Working Girl" TV show.

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• In Our Brand Is Crisis, Sandra Bullock Shows Us What She Can Really Do
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• Sandra Bullock Will Pocket at Least $70 Million for Gravity

Photo Credit: George Pimentel/WireImage