Sharon Stone was rejected when she wanted to make a Barbie movie.
The actress recounted how she revived in the mid-nineties with her success in… Basic instinctsuggested to studio heads that a feature film about the popular Mattel doll could be a success.
But it's never a good idea to be ahead of your time!
She commented in a post on the account of American actress and producer America Ferrera, saying: “She laughed in my face in the studio when I proposed the idea of Barbie in the 1990s, despite Mattel’s support.” His speech at the Critics' Choice Awards last Sunday.
“How far we have come.” The 65-year-old actress added: “Thank you ladies for your courage and endurance.”
Sharon Stone has previously spoken about her admiration for the film and Margot Robbie, who played Barbie in the hit film.
When asked who she would see playing her in a biopic, she answered the journalist Lady Gang Podcast: “I love Margot Robbie. I love Margot Robbie, so she would probably love it. She's very talented. When I saw her playing Tonya Harding (in… It's me, Tonya(2017), so I said to myself: “This is you.”
Before Greta Gerwig's film starred (and produced) Margot Robbie, other Barbie projects faced studio skepticism.