Officials have announced that the opener of the 2013 Venice Film Festival will be Alfonso Cuaron’s Gravity staring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Bullock and Clooney portray astronauts who get stuck in space after their shuttle is hit by a meteor shower. Organizers say that this is the first time a 3D movie has opened the festival. Gravity is set to arrive in theaters in early October.

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