Clooney in Venice for movie premiere

VENICE - Spotted! US actor George Clooney, 52, was seen hailing a water taxi in Venice last Thursday.

The Descendants actor was in town with co-star Sandra Bullock, 49, for the premiere of their new movie Gravity at the 2013 Venice Film Festival.

The highly anticipated Alfonso CuarĂ³n's space flick is scheduled to open at the film festival today.

The film follows two astronauts who must work together to survive after their space shuttle is destroyed. Clooney plays a veteran spacewalker and Bullock is a newbie medical engineer.

Gravity will open in Singapore on Oct 10.

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