Sandra Bullock Was Offered The Role Of ‘Neo’ Before Keanu Reeves In ‘The Matrix,’ Details Inside


The creators of ‘The Matrix’ have revealed that Neo could have been a lady if Sandra Bullock had not turned down the job.

A maker for The Matrix has uncovered that Sandra Bullock was offered the job of Neo in the 1999 science-fiction epic.

The part, played by Keanu Reeves, was introduced to Bullock after the group neglected to cast an A-rundown on-screen character for it.

In an urgent offer to verify the main star, the makers changed Neo to a lady and trusted that Bullock would accept the position.


In another meeting with The Wrap, maker Lorenzo di Bonaventura clarified how the group moved toward Bullock for the film.

Warner Brothers had purportedly requested that the part ought to come to pass to an A-lister, inferable from the way that the Wachowskis had just coordinated a solitary film ‘ 1996 Bound before the motion picture.

The grid will finish 20 years after its discharge in 1999  this year and the film’s maker has uncovered that there was unquestionably something beyond two alternatives for the job. A few rundown entertainers including Brad Pitt, Will Smith, and even Leonardo Dicaprio were considered for the part.

We went out to such a significant number of individuals I don’t recall. We were getting edgy. We went to Sandy Bullock and said ‘We’ll change Neo to a young lady.’ (Producer) Joel Silver and I worked with Sandy on Demolition Man and she was and keeps on being an awesome companion of mine,” said Di Bonaventura.

Bullock has herself rethought huge numbers of her film decisions, She said she was likewise considered in Trinity and second thoughts not taking the part. The job broadly went to Carrie-Anne Moss.

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In Matrix Nio was at long last played by Keanu Reeves.

Bullock and Reeves had cooperated in the 1994 activity blockbuster period to the Matrix.


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