Margot Robbie has revealed that she wasn’t the primary option to play the lead position in Barbie.
The actor, who was additionally a producer on the film, just lately advised Vogue that each her and director Greta Gerwig initially needed Gal Gadot for the position however scheduling conflicts acquired in the way in which.
“Gal Gadot is Barbie vitality. As a result of Gal Gadot is so impossibly lovely, however you don’t hate her for being that lovely as a result of she’s so genuinely honest, and she or he’s so enthusiastically sort, that it’s nearly dorky. It’s like proper earlier than being a dork,” she mentioned.
The Surprise Girl star has since responded, saying she was flattered to be provided the position regardless of turning it down.
Gal Gadot on the premiere of ‘Barbie’ held at Shrine Auditorium and Expo Corridor on July 9, 2023 in Los Angeles, California CREDIT: Christopher Polk/WWD through Getty Photographs
She advised Flaunt journal: “I am keen on Margot. Margot is a kind of ladies who you simply need to be associates with. She is so humorous, heat, enjoyable and good and clearly so gifted. She brings a lot to the desk. I might like to do something with Margot and was very touched [by her comments]. She warmed my coronary heart with every thing that she mentioned about me. I’m tremendous excited for them, and I’m so excited for Barbie.”
It was additionally just lately revealed by Selection that Saturday Evening Reside‘s Bowen Yang, Schitt’s Creek star Dan Levy and Pricey Evan Hansen‘s Ben Platt had been all within the operating to play a model of Ken within the movie however scheduling logistics prevented the castings from occurring.
In the meantime, the Barbie was banned in Kuwait earlier this week and now faces requires a ban in Lebanon amid complaints within the Arab nations concerning the movie’s social values.
It just lately hit the $1billion greenback mark on the international field workplace, simply two weeks after its launch.