'Bird Box' Director on Netflix Film's Theatrical Run, Hollywood Portrayals of Motherhood

'Bird Box' Director on Netflix Film's Theatrical Run, Hollywood Portrayals of Motherhood
Some directors are drawn to a project because of its script. But for Susanne Bier, helmer of Netflix's Bird Box, it came down to a singular image: a blindfolded woman gripping two kids in an unimaginably hostile environment — postapocalyptic America.

The film, which stars John Malkovich, Bd Wong, Lil Rel Howery, Jacki Weaver and Sarah Paulson, follows Sandra Bullock's Malorie, a reluctant mother, as she attempts to keep herself and two children safe after a mysterious, invisible being — one that causes people to kill themselves seemingly for no reason — plagues the world.

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