Simu Liu Had Fun the Whole Time on Barbie Set; Marvel Star Excited for People to Watch More of Margot Robbie’s Live-Action Movie

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Simu Liu opened up about the fun he experienced while filming the highly anticipated live-action Barbie. In a new interview, the Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings actor had nothing but fond memories while they were on set.

Sim Liu Shares Filming Experience On Barbie Set

The 33-year-old Marvel actor talked to People about his filming experience in the Greta Gerwig-helmed movie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, respectively, in the 20th Unforgettable Gala at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

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"It was pretty much what you see in the trailer," Liu said, referring to the movie's first teaser, which Warner Bros. dropped the day before. "I feel like you can kind of surmise what kind of experience we had filming it just by watching the trailer. It's so much fun."

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"The dancing, the laughing, all of that. That was every single day for us on set. So now to finally see that in a work form is actually surreal because we just felt like we were having fun the whole time," he added.

"But I'm really excited for people to watch more. I think there will be one more trailer that comes out before the movie, but I think it's great to keep the audience guessing, and I can't wait for them to see."

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Stanley Kubrick's Estate Reacts To Barbie Trailer After Seeing Similarities To 2001: A Space Odyssey

Warner Bros. dropped the first trailer of Barbie Friday. Many noticed it has several similarities to the late director Stanley Kubrick's 1968 film 2001: A Space Odyssey.

"They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery!" the official Kubrick Twitter page posted. "Even Barbie is a Kubrick fan..."

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According to IndieWire, the upcoming movie paid homage to Kubrick's film, thus, the similarities.

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Another netizen shared a side-by-side comparison of the two films, and it received mixed responses from other users.

"[The] 'Barbie' trailer [was] so good Kubrick came back from the dead," one tweeted. Another wrote," 'Barbie' trailer so fire it brought Stanley Kubrick back from beyond the veil."

Barbie will hit theaters on July 21, 2023.

Stay tuned for more news and updates about Simu Liu.

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