For Alfonso Cuarón and his team to pull off the series of seamless cinematic feats they did with his 10-time Oscar-nominated space drama "Gravity," it took some pretty out-of-this-world ingenuity and collaborative spirit from all involved — especially from its leading (and, for much of the film, lone) star Sandra Bullock.
"So much had never been done before," explains the Best Actress nominee in this online exclusive half-hour behind-the-scenes look at the flick called "'Gravity': The Impossible Journey," produced by Warner Bros. Pictures. Bullock said, "It was an extraordinary advancement in film."
Indeed, much would be accomplished over the years after Cuarón and his son, writer Jonás Cuarón, first conceived of the epic drama with a relatively spare set of ideological blueprints — even if at the time they had no idea of the scale they were creating.
Sandra Bullock and George Clooney on the set of 'Gravity' (Warner Bros.)
"When we were writing it, we were not writing a special effects film," director Cuarón remembers. "I thought it was going to be muchRead More »from Inside ‘Gravity’: How Sandra Bullock Went From a ‘Torture Chamber’ to an Oscar Nom