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Halle Berry Turned Down This Iconic Film Role That Made Sandra Bullock Famous — ‘I Stupidly Said No’

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May 1 2019, Updated 4:06 p.m. ET

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Halle Berry revealed she almost took a breakout role from Sandra Bullock in the 90s! Scroll below to find out which movie Halle was offered first.

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Halle, 52, and Keanu Reeves did an exclusive interview with ET for their upcoming movie John Wick 3 on April 30. When asked if they had worked together before, she revealed she could have been his co-star back in 1994.

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She continued, “I stupidly said no. But in my defense, when I read the script the bus didn't leave the parking lot.”

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The actress looked towards Keanu, 54, and said, “I don't know if you know this, but I was offered Speed before Sandra Bullock.”

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Halle admitted her initial reaction to the script for Speed “was like ‘no, no, no, no.’” That same year the actress starred in The Flintstones movie.

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After the Halle saw the movie with Sandra, 54, in the starring role she said, “Then I see the movie and I'm like, ‘Arrrrghh.’”

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What do you think about Halle turning down the role of Speed? Sound off in the comments below!

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