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