The actor’s strike started simply as Barbie, the largest film of the 12 months, was hitting theaters. Consequently, whereas the actors who made the film had an opportunity to speak about it earlier than it got here out, they have been all fairly silent because the film was turning into a monster smash. Simu Liu admits that doing that was actually robust, and he’s clearly making an attempt to make up for misplaced time.
Following the official finish of the strike, a fan asked Simu Liu on Twitter about this little movie he made referred to as Barbie, one thing he hadn’t been in a position to speak about for the previous couple of months. Liu admitted it was robust to not get in on all of the enjoyable all people else was having, however he nonetheless beloved to see all the passion that followers had for the movie. Liu mentioned…
Strike guidelines have been fairly strict. At one level the SAG union was fearful about Halloween costumes, which exhibits simply how severely the whole lot was taken. Even commenting on a humorous joke would have been frowned upon. For what it is price, it appears it was all price it because the union appears fairly pleased with the contract it was in a position to get.
The Ken puns definitely have been exhausting to keep away from for anyone after Barbie grew to become the largest film of the 12 months, the kind of factor that everyone had seen. Sadly for Liu, he was one of many few individuals who couldn’t be concerned within the enjoyable because of strike guidelines. He has been making an attempt to make up for the time he misplaced, dropping a gallery of images and movies on Instagram to remind folks he was on this film that lots of people actually appreciated.
This kind of behind-the-scenes stuff is what we might have anticipated to see whereas Barbie was in theaters. It will have been a part of the promotional marketing campaign to try to get folks within the film. Whereas it was fairly seemingly that lots of films did endure on account of their launch through the strike, Barbie both as a result of it had been a part of a profitable hype prepare beforehand, because of the Barbenheimer meme that swept the world, or simply as a result of it was that good, was in a position to turn into an enormous hit.
One hopes that when and if there’s a Barbie sequel, the actors received’t want to stay so quiet. It’s been steered that some kind of Kencentric spinoff film might be within the playing cards. If that occurs there’s an honest probability that Simu Liu might return. Then he’ll be capable to get pleasure from all the nice Ken puns the best way he couldn’t earlier than.