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Sandra Bullock

Clooney says more roles should be rewritten for women

George Clooney says the political campaign strategist drama "Our Brand Is Crisis" was sitting on the shelf when Sandra Bullock called up with a novel idea: Change the protagonist to a woman, and let her star in it. Clooney and Bullock debuted the David Gordon Green-directed film on Friday at the Toronto International Film Festival. The film, inspired by the 2005 documentary of the same name, is about a fictional political strategist (Bullock) who runs an American-style campaign in a Bolivian election. Though the lead had been written as a man, Bullock said little in the script needed to be altered. "The character is basically the same, other than the sex," she said...