The talented Australian actress and producer, Margot Robbie revealed in a Vogue interview That the first choice to bring the iconic Barbie doll to life in the upcoming live-action film was none other than Gal Gadot. Recall that years ago it was revealed that the favorite to play the character was Amy Schumer and then they set their sights on Anne Hathaway, but the story changes with this statement.
Margot Robbie praised the Israeli star, highlighting her ability to embody Barbie’s energy and charisma. The director of the film, Greta Gerwig, also agreed with this choice, recognizing the potential of Gal Gadot in the role of Barbie, Mattel’s most iconic doll.
The production house emphasized Gadot’s beauty and authenticity, emphasizing her charm and making sure that these qualities align perfectly with the famous doll’s personality. The situation changed on the way to making this project, and the protagonist of ‘Wonder Woman’ (HBO), was far from this opportunity.
Waiting for the first live action of ‘Barbie’ generated great excitement among movie fans, now it’s Margot Robbie who will take on the iconic role of the doll, but surprisingly, the actress herself she admitted that she wished Gal Gadot would replace heras he believes it would have been a more correct choice.
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Gal Gadot can’t appear in ‘Barbie’
In addition to being the protagonist, Robbie participates as a producer on the Barbie film and has been actively involved in finding the perfect cast for this ambitious project. During the interview with Vogue, she Margot revealed that it took a long time to choose the ideal actress to play Barbie, and both she and director Greta Gerwig believed Gal Gadot was perfect for the role..
Gal Gadot is pure Barbie energy. She is stunningly beautiful, but her genuine and kind nature keeps you from hating her for it. She’s so genuine and kind that she borders on naïve, she’s like being right on the edge,” Robbie enthused.
Unfortunately, Gal Gadot was unable to participate in the project due to her previous commitments. She the actress turned down the role of Barbie because she is busy with various projects, including her iconic role as Wonder Woman in the DC Cinematic Universe.
When does the live action “Barbie” premiere?
The long-awaited live-action ‘Barbie’ hits theaters on July 21, from the hand of Warner Bros. The film will star Margot Robbie as Barbie and will be accompanied by a cast of luxury, in which stands out Ryan Gosling in the role of Ken.
With a renowned cast and a story that seeks to captivate audiences of all ages, the Barbie movie promises to be a summer phenomenon. Fans can’t wait to see how Margot Robbie brings the beloved doll to life and how Barbie and Ken’s adventures unfold in this modern take on the classic toy.
As the release date of the Barbie movie approaches, anticipation is building and fans can’t help but speculate what Gal Gadot’s performance as the famous doll would have been like.
Source: Nacion Flix
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