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Natalie Portman expresses her enthusiasm for extraordinary success of 'Barbie'

'Barbie' generated almost $1.5 billion at the box office.

Javeria Ahmed

Natalie Portman expresses her enthusiasm for extraordinary success of 'Barbie'

'Barbie' generated almost $1.5 billion at the box office.

Natalie Portman expresses her enthusiasm for extraordinary success of Barbie
Natalie Portman expresses her enthusiasm for extraordinary success of 'Barbie'

Natalie Portman opened up about her excitement about the extraordinary success of the 2023 hit film Barbie.

While conversing with Marie Claire Australia, the Black Swan star who is one of the owners of the Angel FC women's team in Los Angeles alongside America Ferrera and Jessica Chastain also expressed her hope for women in the film industry after the success of Greta Gerwig film Barbie.

Portman shared, “I was so excited by the extraordinary success of Barbie. I think it really opens the door for so many people because, unfortunately, the proof is always in financial success.”

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The  LEON:THE PROFESSIONAL star went on to say, “[The' Barbie' film] proved that [a female director and cast] can be very, very successful. I think that'll help a lot more people get their films made.”

In the same interview she also she light on the 'physical safety' of women in the workplace, as she said, “'I wish I could say that it was just [about] the danger to women and the ability for women to be in the workplace without having to worry about their physical safety.”

The May December star continued, “Unfortunately, it's not, but at least the conversation has started and the awareness has started in a way that hopefully has improved conditions. But it's far from over; it's still an ongoing fight.”

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