Fans love Sandra Bullock for her authenticity — and brutal honesty — even when it comes to her own career!
While promoting her new film The Lost City alongside costar Daniel Radcliffe, Bullock was asked if she was ever a part of a project she was initially “embarrassed” to do, but “came around to” after the audience’s reaction was positive.
“I have one [that] no one came around to and I’m still embarrassed I was in,” Bullock, 57, replied. “It’s called Speed 2. I’ve been very vocal about it. Makes no sense. Slow boat. Slowly going towards an island.”
“That’s one I wished I hadn’t done,” she added. When the interviewer told Bullock that he enjoyed the movie when he was a teenager, she joked that no fans came around to it, “except for you.”
Radcliffe interjected: “I feel like it had a kind of cult love as well,” to which Bullock replied, “Very quiet! Like five people. Him and the other four 12-year-olds who were watching the slow boat going towards the tiny island.”
The 1997 film follows a woman named Annie, played by Bullock, and her boyfriend, played by Jason Patric, as they try to stop a Caribbean cruise ship they were vacationing on from crashing into an oil tanker.
Apparently, Bullock isn’t the only one of the film’s stars who wasn’t a fan of the project. In a 2015 interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Keanu Reaves, who appeared in the original Speed (1994,) explained why he chose not to participate in the sequel with Bullock.
“I didn’t get to be in that. Well, I decided not to be in that,” he said. “I loved working with [director] Jan de Bont and Sandra, of course. It was just a situation in life where I got the script and I read the script and I was like, ‘Ugh.’ It was about a cruise ship and I was thinking, ‘A bus, a cruise ship… Speed, bus, but then a cruise ship is even slower than a bus and I was like, ‘I love you guys, but I just can’t do it.’”
Bullock’s latest film, The Lost City, will hit theaters on March 25.