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It's been almost 25 years since Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves starred in Speed óbut the actress remembers having the hots for him like it was yesterday. When asked to look back on the action film, Bullock recalled "how sweet Keanu Reeves was and how handsome he was. It was very sweet. Sandra Bullock's Best Roles. Bullock acknowledged the film "most definitely" helped launch her career. While she picked up an Oscar and several nominations along the way, DeGeneres thought she deserved more recognition, especially considering all of the money she brought in for Warner Bros. So, the TV host gifted the star her very own banister.
Reeves and Bullock, both 54, first met when they were cast in the now iconic action film Speed , forming one of Hollywood's most beloved friendships. Reeves plays LAPD Jack Traven in the film, who's attempting to rescue passengers on a bus rigged with a bomb that's programmed to explode if the bus isn't going 50 mph or above. Bullock plays Annie Porter, a passenger on the bus who eventually becomes in charge of driving it, and later becomes Traven's love interest. Despite Speed making Reeves and Bullock permanent A-listers, the two weren't actually the studio's first choices to play the lead. Director Jan de Bont eventually cast Reeves after being impressed with his performance in 's Point Break , and similarly, Bullock has said that de Bont was also integral to her casting, after Halle Berry turned down the role.
Sandra Bullock refuses to play matchmaker for Speed co-star Keanu Reeves but for good reason
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Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves In Love?
But inevitably we believed them, their sweet, weary optimism fitting the image of a man we have long decided is beautiful, profound and achingly sad, and someone whom we all desperately want to find love. Specifically with Sandra Bullock. Forever intertwined as co-stars, friends and fantasy romantic partners, the pair share remarkably similar public profiles, the same melancholy energy, and a mutual inoffensiveness that makes anyone sending animosity their way appear untrustworthy. Twenty-five years ago this week, Speed introduced us to their unique appeal as co-stars. When Jack loses faith, Annie picks him up. On set, Reeves and Bullock were interested in one another.