Hollywood actress Jane Fonda has shared her concerns about the upcoming Barbarella remake and revealed she had tried to turn the original into a truly feminist movie". Euphoria actress Sydney Sweeney will star as the title character in the film reboot, a role which was made famous by Jane back in 1968, reports Mirror.co.uk. While not much is known about the remake, the original cult classic followed the adventures of Barbarella, a 41st century astronaut, as she tried to stop evil scientist Durand Durand from destroying the galaxy. RRR: Fans School Jane Fonda for Calling SS Rajamouli's Film a Combo of Indiana Jones and 'Bollywood', Tell Her That It is a Tollywood Movie!.
Jane has said she is not involved in the new production and has no idea how the film will turn out. Asked what she thinks about the reboot, the 85-year-old said: "I try not to. Because I worry about what it's going to be." Mirror.co.uk further states that Jane had some strong opinions about how the 1968 film should have been made, but has said her suggestions were ignored by producer Dino De Laurentiis. Jane Fonda Credits Jennifer Lopez for Resurrecting Her Acting Career After 15 Years.
"I had an idea of how to do it that Dino De Laurentiis, when he was still alive, wouldn't listen to. But it could have been a truly feminist movie," she told The Hollywood Reporter. The original movie was a box office flop, but has since gone on to be recognised as a cult classic.
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