George Clooney Joins Gravity Alongside Sandra Bullock
Posted on Fri Dec 17, 2010 09:54 AM PDT

clooneyface200.jpgLOS ANGELES, California (X17online) - Warner Bros. is confirming that George Clooney has joined the cast of Gravity as a team leader of a space station, a role originally written for Robert Downey Jr.

According to the movie's synopsis, Clooney and Sandra Bullock's character will be the only survivors left after the space station they're living on is destroyed by the debris field from an exploded asteroid.

Production is set to begin in late April. Bullock is currently filming Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close also starring Tom Hanks. As for Clooney, he's currently working on The Ides of March alongside Ryan Gosling.