Megan Fox Says Post-‘Transformers’ Media Image Torpedoed ‘Jennifer’s Body’

Megan Fox Says Post-‘Transformers’ Media Image Torpedoed ‘Jennifer’s Body’
While “Jennifer’s Body” was a critical and commercial failure in 2009, the Diablo Cody-scripted film is being newly appreciated as a smart, feminist horror-comedy. Star Megan Fox has some ideas as to why: Back when the movie was released, Fox was cast in the media as a vapid covergirl, something the movie marketers unsuccessfully tried to use to their advantage. In the #MeToo era, Fox thinks audiences are able to view both her treatment and the film through a feminist lens.

Fox offered her assessment of the film and its renaissance during an appearance on “Eli Roth’s History of Horror: Uncut” podcast.

“It’s a nice circle. I didn’t expect it to grow like that. But to see it being appreciated now, obviously makes me feel really good. I’m happy for Diablo and I’m happy for Karyn — all these people put in a lot of hard work
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