Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock wanted to make a movie about getting divorced

Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock wanted to make a romantic comedy about getting divorced, but it died on the vine.

by Mark Mackie | published

Everyone needs a friend, and in a place like Hollywood, a friend can be more important than anywhere else when navigating the cut mentality in the movie business. Some people who have been high-profile besties in Tinsleytown are Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, Julianne Hough and Nina Dobrev, and who can forget Snoop Dogg and Martha Stewart? But this year another friendship has come on screen with Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock and according to them DiversityThe two almost came together to make a comedy about divorce, what else… QVC.

Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock are tailor-made for each other to create a romantic comedy, with Pitt adopting his more comedic side over the past decade and Bullock being one of Hollywood’s darlings alongside the likes of Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts and Meg Huh. Ryan. However, even though they’ve never appeared together before this year, Pitt revealed in an interview with Vogue magazine celebrating the launch of their genderless skincare line that she and Bullock were set to play rival QVC salespeople. Were negotiating for those who were going through a divorce.

Brad Pitt pays attention to Sandra Bullock and says that he is like an angel to her, that he can always count on her to leave whatever she is doing. They then described the movie they were planning as two top QVC salespeople were taking their relationship off the sales floor and making their personal divorce public. They both know and understand how a bad divorce can be because they share that experience, with Pitt divorcing Angelina Jolie in a particularly messy saga, and Bullock dating West Coast Choppers founder Jesse James. Divorced amid cheating scandals.

The pair share other things as well. They both own their own production companies; Brad Pitt is the owner of Plan B Productions, which produced world War Z, MoonlightAnd the big short, Sandra Bullock is the owner of Fortis Films, which she founded in the mid-90s, and has produced many of her films such as two weeks notice, miss Congeniality, practical magicAnd unforgivable,

Their friendship became more mainstream this year as they appeared in cameos for each other’s big hits of the summer, the Lost City And bullet train, the Lost City Sandra Bullock stars as an introverted adventure writer who is kidnapped by an eccentric millionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) and seen as a rescue attempt by her simple-minded cover model, Alan (Channing Tatum). Brad Pitt appears as a real-life hero who sets off a rescue effort and makes Alan feel insecure from the get-go.

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Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock In bullet train (2022)

bullet train Brad Pitt as a murderer suffering an attack of conscience aboard a bullet train in Japan to obtain a briefcase full of money. The other passengers on the train are not innocent people, but are littered with other killers (Joey King, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and Hiroyuki Sanada). Sandra Bullock’s appearance was primarily as a phone voice instructing Pitt until she surprised audiences after the film’s climax.

Looking back, it is almost a tragedy that these two Hollywood superstars never came together for a romantic comedy. While QVC might sound weird and ridiculous to make a movie, Brad Pitt and Sandra Bullock are on the short list of actors who can make it interesting. His personal experience with the subject matter would have brought realism to the characters which could have possibly made the film something special.

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