Seven years earlier than Greta Gerwig‘s model of Barbie premiered on the massive display, a film primarily based on the favored doll was already within the works at Sony, with the comic hooked up to the undertaking. Nevertheless, by 2017, she introduced she would not have the ability to star within the movie because of scheduling conflicts. However earlier this 12 months, the Inside Amy Schumer star revealed the true motive behind her exit.
“I believe we mentioned it was scheduling conflicts,” she mentioned throughout a June episode of Watch What Happens Live. “That is what we mentioned. However it actually was identical to, inventive variations. However there is a new staff behind it and it seems to be prefer it’s very feminist and funky, so I will probably be seeing this film.”
The Trainwreck star’s sentiment echoes what she beforehand shared in regards to the route she realized the undertaking was stepping into.
“They undoubtedly did not need to do it the best way I needed to do it, the one method I used to be interested by doing it,” she informed The Hollywood Reporter in March 2022. Noting that she needed Barbie to be an “inventor,” she mentioned the studio had the concept that a creation of hers could be heels made from Jell-O and later despatched her a pair of Manolo Blahniks.
“The concept that is simply what each girl should need, proper there,” she mentioned, “I ought to have gone, ‘You’ve got received the fallacious gal.'”