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“I don’t think I’m Marvel material”: Sandra Bullock Denies Reports of Playing Key Spider-Man Role, Claims Marvel Never Reached Out to Her

“I don’t think I’m Marvel material”: Sandra Bullock Denies Reports of Playing Key Spider-Man Role, Claims Marvel Never Reached Out to Her

Sandra Bullock’s career has given the audience an eclectic mix of action, drama, comedy, and supernatural thrillers. And in all of that, never has the diverse actor been called in to star in the ever-booming CBM industry. Or perhaps, she was called in to star in a project that would have been another notch on the belt for the Oscar-winning star but was compelled to turn it down.

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

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Sandra Bullock Talks About Marvel & a Missed Opportunity

Marvel’s expansive range and storytelling have equipped the universe to adapt to an incredulous number of arcs and characters which in turn guarantees the employment of an equally diverse cast. Every actor under the umbrella of Hollywood then comes under the purview of Marvel too, but while that may seem to be the case from this side of the fence, a little-known fact from Sandra Bullock herself reveals that the actor has never been approached by the CBM franchise.

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

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“I have never been approached by Marvel. I don’t think I’m Marvel material,” Bullock insisted during her appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! However, there was a lucrative deal a few years ago that the actor says was neither Marvel nor DC but still managed to catch her eye. The Bird Box actor reveals she turned the role down, taking into consideration her son’s advice. Now, after all these years, the murmurs about Sandra Bullock being associated with MCU’s Spider-Man finally find an answer.

Sandra Bullock’s Dance With the CBM Industry From the ’00s

To not consider Sandra Bullock an A-lister since her Academy Award-winning role in The Blind Side will be a mistake. The actor has been a domineering presence in Hollywood since the 90s and nothing has been able to slow down her momentum ever since. Not only did she star in a multitude of blockbuster films but numerous career-tanking projects from which she bounced back with little to no effort. Bullock’s appearance in Speed and its subpar sequel, Cruise Control, are prime examples of that.

Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy in The Blind Side

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Despite the box office blunder of 1997, Sandra Bullock was still the first choice and primary favorite of Warner Bros. for their Wonder Woman. The rumors at the turn of the century were not only overflowing with reports indicating the same, but Variety commented on the extent to which producer Joel Silver was involved with the process of “wooing” the star. Bullock blows off these claims as well saying, “There [are] other people much better suited to play Wonder Woman.”

Source: Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Written by Diya Majumdar

Having graduated with honors in literature from Miranda House, Diya Majumdar now has more than 1200 published articles on Fandomwire, and her passion and profession both include dissecting the world of cinema. She happens to be a liberally opinionated person with an overbearing love for Monet, Edvard Munch, and Van Gogh, and an obsessive collection of Spotify playlists