Sandra Bullock is the next big name after Julia Roberts to come to the streaming platforms, and she decided to come online with Bird Box, a Netflix Original. The trailer of the film has dropped on YouTube and promises an intriguing concept.
Unknown forces have attacked the world and the take the form of anything and everything that one fears deeply – this creates a scenario where the pack of survivors must escape blindfolded, the kids et al. The Netflix Original stars some of the biggest names from Hollywood, Sandra Bullock, Trevante Rhodes, John Malkovich, Jacki Weaver, Rosa Salazar and others. Bird Box has Sandra Bullock as a mother of two young children, who should now fight unknown fears to survive.
The film is very different from the frothy, romantic films that Sandra is associated with. The trailer shows that the Netflix Original is an out and out horror/survival film that has Sandra as the main protagonist.
Sandra Bullock is known for her roles in drama and romantic comedy films. She’s most famous for her roles as the ditzy, real American who gets things done. She’s also part of franchises like Miss Congeniality. Post that, she ventured into comedy with films like Heat, that posed her with Melissa McCarthey. Her last film was Ocean’s 8, a women only spin-off of the crime franchise Ocean’s, which has had three films, starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon and others.
Susanne Bier directs the screenplay by Eric Heisserer in The Bird Box. The Netflix Original hits screens on December 21.
Watch the trailer here: