Seven years earlier than Greta Gerwig‘s model of Barbie premiered on the large display screen, a film based mostly on the favored doll was already within the works at Sony, with the comic connected to the venture. Nonetheless, by 2017, she introduced she would not be capable of star within the movie attributable to scheduling conflicts. However earlier this yr, the Inside Amy Schumer star revealed the true purpose behind her exit.
“I believe we stated it was scheduling conflicts,” she stated throughout a June episode of Watch What Happens Live. “That is what we stated. Nevertheless it actually was identical to, inventive variations. However there is a new group behind it and it appears to be like prefer it’s very feminist and funky, so I might be seeing this film.”
The Trainwreck star’s sentiment echoes what she beforehand shared concerning the route she realized the venture was getting in.
“They positively did not wish to do it the best way I wished to do it, the one method I used to be eager about doing it,” she instructed The Hollywood Reporter in March 2022. Noting that she wished Barbie to be an “inventor,” she stated the studio had the concept 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 stated, “I ought to have gone, ‘You’ve got bought the unsuitable gal.'”