Bullock was flying high after her Oscar win, until the tabloids unloaded on beau-turned-bastard Jesse James. In terms of her career, Bullock has proved—first in “Crash” and then in “Blind Side”—that there’s a whole lot of spine under all those smiles and sight gags.
Back-up plan: Shakespeare. Push it to the hilt: Go as serious as you can go, and see how far the masses will follow. Robin Williams does it, why not Bullock? Just think of her as Lady Macbeth. You don't want to waste “starring Academy Award-Winner Sandra Bullock” on “Miss Congeniality 3.”