Gal Gadot turned down a role in Barbie: The Margot Robbie revelation

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The actress Margot Robbie stars, alongside Ryan Gosling, in the highly publicized film of Barbiesoon to be released in cinemas. Margot Robbie herself, during a recent interview, revealed a unprecedented backstory and very particular relating to casting of the film: the actress would in fact have tried to involve in the project too Gal Gadotbut without success.

Also in the film Dua Lipa, John Cena and Kate McKinnon. But not Gal Gadot

Barbiedirected by Greta Gerwig, director of titles such as Lady Bird And Little Womenand the first film adaptation of the famous doll from the Mattel, and will be available in Italian theaters from from 20 July 2023. The film follows the story of Barbie and Kenrespectively Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, who leave the perfect plastic world (“Life in plastic, it’s fantastic“) from the Barbieland looking for answers and true happiness in the real world. Alongside them, the film counts countless versions of the iconic doll Mattel, interpreted by international celebrities such as Kate McKinnon in the role of the strange Barbie, Issa Rae in those of Barbie President, Hari Nef as Barbie doctor, John Cena in the role of Ken merman and even Dua Lipa as Barbie Mermaid. Margot Robbie, who is also the producer of the film, however, tried to involve another name who would interpret one of the versions of the popular doll: Gal Gadotwell-known Israeli actress and model, unfortunately engaged in other projects.

The interview with Margot Robbie: «Gal Gadot has the “Barbie Energy”»

In view of the forthcoming release of the film, Margot Robbie gave an interview to the well-known Magazine Vogue, explaining that she also tried to convince Gal Gadot to dress up as one of the dollswithout however succeeding because of some engagements of the actress. The protagonist Margot Robbie spoke of “Barbie Energy”, or of that aura necessary for the film that only the actress Gal Gadot could have brought. Robbie herself explained in detail what “Barbie’s energy” is during the interview: «Gal Gadot is Barbie’s energy. Because Gal Gadot is so incredibly beautiful, but she doesn’t hate her for being so beautiful because she is genuinely sincere, and she’s so kind with enthusiasm, that she’s almost naive.” Actress and model Gal Gadot, best known to the general public for her role as Wonder Woman in the DC Extended Universe and by Gisele Yashar in the saga of Fast and Furiousdeclined Margot Robbie’s proposal due to other work commitments.