Warner Bros. journey to bring the Barbie movie to life has been a fascinating tale of evolution and anticipation. Long before the talented Margot Robbie stepped into her dual role as the star and producer of the film, the project underwent a series of creative transformations. Initially, the spotlight of this iconic toy figure was envisioned to be adorned by none other than the captivating Gal Gadot, renowned for her portrayal of the empowering Wonder Woman.

Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman
Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman

Gal Gadot herself attended the glamorous Netflix Tudum: A Global Fan Event, a vibrant affair hosted in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Amid the buzz and glitz of the red carpet, she engaged with ET’s Denny Directo, addressing the reports that had swirled about her initial consideration for the titular role in Barbie. The convergence of two powerhouse actresses like Gal Gadot and Margot Robbie certainly set the stage for a captivating showdown of talents and iconic roles. Nevertheless, as fate would have it, Margot Robbie ultimately claimed the spotlight, embarking on the pivotal journey to bring Barbie to life on the silver screen.

Gal Gadot was Perfect for Embodying the Ideal Barbie Vibe


The inclusion of numerous renowned and esteemed actors in Margot Robbie’s highly anticipated Barbie movie adds an intriguing layer of excitement to the project. What adds even more fascination is the revelation that Gal Gadot, the talented actress famed for her portrayal of Wonder Woman, was initially considered to be a part of this star-studded ensemble. The visionary director of the Barbie movie, Greta Gerwig, shared Robbie’s enthusiasm in wanting to bring Gadot’s undeniable charisma and acting prowess to the production. It was a testament to their artistic vision and dedication to the project that they pursued Gadot’s involvement. Margot Robbie, who not only stars in the film but also collaborates as a producer, has openly shared in multiple interviews her desire to have Gadot join the cast.

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“Gal Gadot is Barbie energy. Because Gal Gadot is so impossibly beautiful, but you don’t hate her for being that beautiful, because she’s so genuinely sincere, and she’s so enthusiastically kind, that it’s almost dorky. It’s like right before being a dork.”

Margot Robbie opened up about a striking observation made by Gadot: Even though she is not involved, Barbie seems to be a recurring topic for her. Robbie’s response was equally candid, in their eyes, she is the quintessential embodiment of Barbie. Robbie delved further into the sentiment, explaining, Gadot effortlessly radiates the very essence they associate with Barbie. Greta and she often contemplated the core traits that define Barbie’s essence, and their memories of encountering Gadot at events came to mind. In a matter of mere minutes, she establishes an immediate connection that leaves fans feeling genuinely valued and cherished – a trait that shines as brightly as her physical beauty.

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Gal Gadot Expresses Hope to Join the Barbie Sequel

Gal Gadot
Gal Gadot

During an interview, a playful moment unfolded between the interviewer and Gal Gadot. They engaged in a game where autocomplete suggestions for the most commonly searched topics about the actress were presented. Among these prompts, the phrase “Gal Gadot, Barbie” emerged, prompting a swift and affirmative response from Gadot, followed by shared laughter. As the exchange continued, Gadot elaborated on the topic, recalling an incident involving Margot Robbie.

Gadot recounted that Robbie had mentioned in a prominent interview her desire to cast Gadot for a Barbie role, yet Gadot’s unavailability had hindered the possibility. Regrettably, Gadot’s participation in Margot Robbie’s Barbie venture was hindered due to her engagements with the production of Disney’s Snow White, which coincided with the filming schedule of the Barbie movie. Despite this, Gadot conveyed a sense of optimism for the future, stating, “But maybe for the next one,” hinting at her hope for potential involvement in a subsequent Barbie project.

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