Apparently, Sandra Bullock will fulfill her promise to take a break from her career after starring in the films ‘Lost City’ and ‘Bullet Train’ this year. The 58-year-old actress has turned down millionaire job proposals and even worries executives about possible retirement.
The information was published by the Radar Online website this Thursday (10). “Sandra has been ‘closed for business’ since early summer,” a source told the publication. “She is saying ‘no’ to everything – even proposals that pay millions [de dólares] for just a few days of work.”
Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum in ‘Lost City’ (2022) – Photo: Reproduction
Sandra’s rigorous move, even if anticipated by herself, raised alarm bells in Hollywood. “Of course, she’s taken some time off before,” the insider continues, referring to the period between 2009 and 2013 when the actress was dealing with her divorce from Jesse James.
The person continues: “But this feels different, and people are worried that she is heading towards permanent retirement.”
Sandra Bullock in the movie Miss Congeniality (2000) — Photo: Disclosure
It turns out that in July of this year, the famous vented in an interview with The Hollywood Reporter about exhaustion with work; three months earlier, she had announced that she would take an indefinite break from her career to spend more time with her children (Louis and Laila, aged 12 and 10). “I don’t want to be tied to anyone else’s agendas but my own. I’m so exhausted. I’m so tired and not able to make healthy, smart decisions and I know it.”
At the time, the Oscar winner made it clear that it would not be a permanent retirement: “I would love to continue doing this (acting) when I ‘finish’ being a mother. I’ll be back to do that. I do not know when. Probably when they are teenagers, consolidated at 16 or 17 years old.”
Actress Sandra Bullock at the launch event of the drama Unforgivable (2021), in Los Angeles — Photo: Getty Images
Watch, below, the trailers for ‘Lost City’ and ‘Bullet Train’, the two films starring Sandra Bullock in 2022: