Simu Liu Impressed Greta Gerwig with His Dance Skills in Audition for ‘Barbie’

Simu Liu Impressed Greta Gerwig with His Dance Skills in Audition for ‘Barbie’
The key to Barbie’s dream house? Solid dance moves and a good attitude.

While the plot of Greta Gerwig-helmed “Barbie,” produced by lead actress Margot Robbie, has been mostly kept under wraps, co-star Simu Liu did confirm that the film is a comedy.

“When you’re doing a scene and it’s working, you hear, ‘Hahahaha!’ from the video village,” Liu told GQ, imitating writer-director Gerwig’s laughter. “If you’re an asshole on a Greta Gerwig set, there’s no hope for you.”

Liu maintained that making Gerwig smile on set was “the best feeling in the world” — especially since the “Little Women” Oscar winner cast Liu in part after Gerwig learned the “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” superhero used to be in a competitive hip-hop dance troupe during college.

“Greta was talking about how much she loved watching men dance because it’s
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