Plot particulars for the Margot Robbie-starring “Barbie” film stay beneath wraps, however followers know now that a minimum of one male star in the movie needed to wax his complete physique. That may be Simu Liu, whose position in the movie stays a thriller. Rumors have circulated the “Shang-Chi” star is enjoying one of a number of Ken dolls in the movie (together with headliner Ryan Gosling), and waxing his physique would definitely be one sensible manner for Liu to get a plastic-like sheen.
“Waxing has been an training to say the least,” Liu advised The Unbiased. “It was one of the most painful experiences of my life. I’ve such a newfound admiration for the extremely courageous girls who undergo this on a month-to-month foundation.”
Whereas Liu couldn’t verify any rumors about “Barbie,” he did say “the discourse on-line is giving me life,” including, “With each casting announcement or bit of information, they’re like: ‘What is that this?’ And that’s good — the much less you realize about it the higher.”
Liu not too long ago advised GQ UK that he knew virtually nothing about the “Barbie” film when he agreed to audition for a job. The actor determined to throw his identify in the ring for a job after a junior agent at his company advised him Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach’s script for the movie was one of the finest he’d ever learn.
“He actually stated this verbatim,” Liu stated. “He was like, ‘If I might stake my profession on anyone script, it’s the ‘Barbie’ script. I actually assume it is best to do it.’”
Liu described “Barbie” as “wild” and “extremely distinctive,” including, “I want I might simply present you what we do day-to-day as a result of it’s loopy.” The movie isn’t a musical, however Liu stated he’s been in dance rehearsals aplenty for the film.
“Barbie” will open in theaters July 21, 2023, from Warner Bros.