Bullock would star alongside
Jane Lynch is currently starring as the evil orphanage headmistress in the Tony-nominated Broadway revival.
Bullock, who stars in the upcoming comedy
Production on the film is slated to start this fall with a release planned for the 2014 holiday season.
Carol Burnett was memorable as Miss Hannigan in the 1982 film adaptation of the comic strip-turned-musical. While Bullock rapped with