“There’s no respect”: Sandra Bullock Claims Hollywood Doesn’t Respect Comedies, Vows Never to Return to Serious Films Despite 2 Oscar Nominations

“There’s no respect": Sandra Bullock Claims Hollywood Doesn't Respect Comedies, Vows Never to Return to Serious Films Despite 2 Oscar Nominations

Sandra Bullock is one of the most successful and bankable stars whose journey in the film industry as an actress has been fascinating. She ranks among the Biggest superstar in Hollywood and has starred in numerous blockbuster films and classic television shows. The actress demonstrated immense, remarkable talent in her movies. Bullock has had her fair share of ups and downs, but she has worked in the industry to make herself a successful and well-known star. 

Bullock films made bucketloads of cash, and her level of acting is just extraordinary. Her star aura is unmatched. She always manages to leave her fans awed by her acting skills. She has a keen eye for picking up her role carefully, and the actress masters it so well that one could forget if she is acting. The Academy Award-winning actress claimed that the Academy’s members are “a little unfair” while considering comedies.

Sandra Bullock Claimed That Working in Comedy Films is Challenging

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is arguably one of the most talented star performers in the industry who has done versatile roles throughout her career. She is one such actress who can embody her on-screen character fully and captivate the audience with her show-stopping performance. Bullock has done several genre-busting roles and has earned critical acclaim. However, in a sit-down interview, The Lost City star revealed that apart from all the genres, she found comedy the most challenging to excel. The actress told Showbiz,

 “There’s no respect. Actually, they’re harder to make, but when you land a comedic moment, or a joke, or something that makes the audience laugh, you know it right away. It’s immediate gratification on set. When you do a drama, someone in the editing room helps you; the musician helps you – there are all these elements that help enhance your performance.”

Sandra Bullock stated that she does comedy films not to win awards, but it gives her joy as an actor. “There’s no respect, but we also don’t do it for the respect. You don’t expect good reviews; you don’t expect credibility. You do it for joy. You don’t do it for awards,” Bullock added.

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The Heat movie star once said in her interview that she doesn’t feel that people in the industry respect the genres she chose to work in, especially romantic comedies. The actress said,

“I wasn’t really designing a career to win Academy Awards. If you look at my trajectory, I wasn’t looking for projects that really fell into the category of highly respected work; I just was doing what brought me joy and what I was lucky enough to get.”

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

While Sandra Bullock has done almost all genre films, the actress revealed during the conversation that she is terrified of doing one thing on-screen, which is singing in front of the camera. The actress said,

“I will never ever sing on camera. My mother and father were opera singers. I was in the operas as some dirty child always in the background. To sing, to me, is so revealing and, like, I have no ability to sing. I love music — I’m very musical. Singing I will never ever, ever do. That I’m afraid to do.”

Sandra Bullock won her first Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the biographical drama The Blind Side in 2009.

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A Brief Note on Sandra Bullock’s Career

Sandra Bullock
Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock’s filmography holds several iconic films. She has worked with some of the best directors and actors in the industry. She made her acting debut with her minor role in the 1987 thriller Hangmen.

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Bullock shot to superstardom for her performance in the 1994 action thriller Speed. The actress has received several awards for her crowing achievements. She has earned enormous success in her acting career and starred in iconic films like The Proposal, Speed, The Thing Called Love, A Time to Kill, and Two If by Sea.

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