Margot Robbie-starrer Barbie was the largest blockbuster of final yr. The actor who additionally produced the movie, has now opened up about overcoming ‘actor crisis’ filming started on Barbie in an interview with Los Angeles Times. Writer-director Greta Gerwig additionally recalled the time when the actor was having a meltdown on the prospect of taking over the function. (Also learn: Ryan Gosling talks about Barbie sequel, shares new ideas about his character: ‘Can I play Husky Ken?’)
What Margot Robbie stated
Speaking with Los Angeles Times, Margot Robbie stated, “I went to Greta’s house and had that crisis. I’d spent years trying to get this movie going. And suddenly we’re going to shoot the thing. I was like, ‘Oh my God, I dunno how to do this.’ It happens before every single movie I’ve ever done. A few weeks out, I have this meltdown where I’m like, ‘What am I doing? I don’t know how to act. Everyone’s going to suddenly realize that I can’t do any of this, and it’s going to be terrible.’ And then it is just sheer panic.”
Greta Gerwig additionally added to describing the scenario, saying that she understood the scenario. “I have a distinct memory of Margot coming over to my house before we started shooting and having a bit of an actor crisis: ‘How am I doing this?’ It’s the actor equivalent of facing a blank page,” she stated.
Barbie revolves round Margot’s stereotypical Barbie, who has an existential crisis when she begins to lose her spunk and her well-known perched Barbie toe. To get to the underside of the thriller, she’s informed to go the place no Barbie doll has gone before – ‘the true world’. With Ryan Gosling’s Ken, she then jets off in her pink convertible to expertise the ‘actual world’.
Greta Gerwig’s Barbie was just lately nominated for eight Academy Awards, together with Best Picture, Supporting Actress for America Ferrera, Supporting Actor for Ryan Gosling, Costume Design, Production Design and Best Adapted Screenplay for Gerwig and Noah Baumbach. After Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie have been shut out off the Best Director and Best Actress race respectively, many followers referred to as out the Oscars on social media.