March 28, 2009

Kathy Bates gets a new project

From Variety:

Kathy Bates will star in football drama "The Blind Side" opposite Sandra Bullock with John Lee Hancock directing from his own script.
Warner Bros.-based Alcon Entertainment is financing and producing. Gil Netter's producing along with Alcon co-toppers Broderick Johnson and Andrew Kosove while Molly Smith, Erwin Stoff and Tim Bourne will exec produce.
Project's based on "The Blind Side: Evolution of the Game," by Michael Lewis, and follows Michael Oher, projected to be one of the first players selected in this year's NFL draft. He was homeless as a teen and was taken in by a well-to-do family.
Bates will play a no-nonsense tutor who is hired by the matriarch of the household, portrayed by Bullock. Bates previously worked with Alcon on "P.S. I Love You" and most recently appeared in "Revolutionary Road."
-It's an interesting book, so it could make for an interesting movie...thoughts?


  1. as long as she doesn't do another nude scene, i'm happy

  2. I don't know, I kinda liked it. Ms. Bates can do whatever she wants to. If that means showing her naked bosom, I'll have to deal.