Actress who dropped out of Barbie movie has hilarious reaction

Actress who dropped out of Barbie movie has hilarious reaction

Amy Schumer’s Take on the Barbenheimer Double Feature Event

Barbie and Oppenheimer

In a parallel universe where Barbieland lacks the presence of Margot Robbie’s Barbie, imagine Amy Schumer stepping into the iconic doll’s shoes. As Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie smashes the box office, becoming one of the biggest opening weekends in history, Schumer shares her hilarious two cents on the Barbenheimer double feature event.

As the premiere dates for both Barbie and Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer drew near, fans worldwide buzzed with anticipation. Barbenheimer, as fans coined it, has become the hottest event of the summer. Moviegoers dressed in either pink or black outfits flocked to theaters to show support for both films. The dynamic duo has taken social media by storm, with countless posts and celebrities joining the hype. And now, Schumer has hopped on the Barbenheimer bandwagon, reminiscing about her involvement in one of the earliest versions of Gerwig’s film.

In a typical Schumer fashion, the comedian took to Instagram to share her thoughts. Schumer jokingly mentioned that she “really enjoyed” both Barbie and Oppenheimer, but she couldn’t help but feel she should’ve played Kitty Oppenheimer, portrayed by Emily Blunt, the wife of Cillian Murphy’s J. Robert Oppenheimer. Playfully urging Hollywood to step up its game, Schumer penned, “Do better Hollywood,” in her Instagram post. Although Schumer was never reported to be attached to Nolan’s Oppenheimer, she did come close to playing Barbie once upon a time.

Back in 2016, Schumer was tapped to portray the titular role when Sony was producing Barbie. The film was described as a refreshing fish-out-of-water story, featuring a Barbie banished from Barbieland for not being perfect enough. However, four months later, scheduling conflicts forced Schumer to drop out, leaving the role to Anne Hathaway. Yet, Warner Bros. eventually took over the production, casting Robbie as the star, with Gerwig as the writer and director.

As excitement surrounding Barbie reached its peak, it came to light that Schumer was almost our beloved doll. During a recent interview, Schumer revealed that she exited the project due to creative differences. In her chat with Andy Cohen, the comedian expressed her enthusiasm for the film, emphasizing its feminist and cool vibes. She stated, “There’s like a new team behind it, and it looks like it’s very feminist and cool, so I will be seeing that movie.” Schumer’s excitement was palpable and she couldn’t help but acknowledge how “awesome” the film appeared.

The long-awaited premiere of Barbenheimer finally arrived, exceeding all expectations. Both movies commanded the box office, solidifying their positions as blockbuster hits and marking one of the best opening weekends for theaters since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Barbie raked in approximately $162 million at the domestic box office and an additional $194.3 million internationally, far surpassing the projected $110 million in the United States and Canada alone. Moreover, Oppenheimer conquered the box office with $82.4 million in the United States and Canada, demolishing its $50 million opening weekend expectations.

Now it’s your chance to catch both Barbie and Oppenheimer on the big screen! Don’t miss out on this sensational double feature!

Barbie and Oppenheimer

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