Sandra Bullock, who additionally produces “The Lost City,” turned into enthusiastic about hiring the brothers for her movie after observing “Band of Robbers” — a singular story that discovered Mark Twain’s literary legends Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn as a pair of grown males nonetheless searching for treasure. The likelihood to convey their unbiased spirit to “The Lost City” naturally excited the siblings — this is, when they discovered that Bullock’s hobby was once certainly actual and no longer a prank.
“That’s what our response was once. We first of all heard concerning the movie, heard that she was once generating it and was once going to be performing in it, and we had been requested [if] we wish to throw our hat within the ring,” Aaron Nee, sitting with Adam Nee, advised Looper in an unique interview. “We are like, ‘That will be superior, however we aren’t going to get this task.’ Then we get a decision announcing, ‘No, Sandy is calling to meet with you.’ I am like, ‘Ok, we will do it.’ It was once a whirlwind, it took place so speedy that we met together with her. We had an excellent assembly. It was once transparent that we shared a not unusual imaginative and prescient for what we would have liked this movie to be, and prior to we knew it, we had been within the jungle capturing in combination.”