Quick X star John Cena explains how he landed a cameo function within the Barbie film by working into Margot Robbie.

Barbie, John Cena

The upcoming Barbie film options fairly the ensemble forged, however one cast-member was included fully accidentally. John Cena appeared on At the moment with Hoda & Jenna the place he revealed that his look in Barbie happened as a result of the film occurred to be filming throughout the road from Quick X.

It was a cheerful accident,” John Cena stated of his Barbie look. “I believe Barbie and Quick X share lots of parallels. Their forged listing is wonderful. The Barbie forged listing is wonderful. The Quick X forged listing is wonderful. It was an opportunity perhaps to [say], ‘Hey, would you guys be prepared to have me if I might do one thing?’” The actor stated that he pitched himself on to Margot Robbie, saying that he would “just about do no matter you guys want.” After they requested him if he needed to be a merman, he agreed instantly.

Previous to the advantageous assembly with Margot Robbie, John Cena had truly auditioned for Barbie however didn’t get it. “I attempted and acquired rejected,” Cena stated on Pop Tradition Highlight with Jessica Shaw on Sirius XM. “They have been placing out open casting for the film. I get it, I wasn’t a bit for the puzzle. I believe lots of occasions folks assume, ‘Oh, he wouldn’t do this.’ I don’t assume there are any small components. An opportunity is an opportunity. A possibility to indicate your ability or develop a brand new ability, that’s incredible. That’s why I wish to do all these things, so I believe as soon as they realized I’d simply be grateful to be concerned, they have been like, ‘Yeah, you are able to do this.’

To stay in Barbie Land is to be an ideal being in an ideal place,” reads the official Barbie description. “Except you will have a full-on existential disaster.  Otherwise you’re a Ken.” The movie additionally boasts fairly the stacked forged. Along with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, the film additionally options America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Ariana Greenblatt, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman, and Will Ferrell. The movie additionally stars Simu Liu, Emma Mackey, Ana Cruz Kayne, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa, Scott Evans, Jamie Demetriou, Connor Swindells, Sharon Rooney, Nicola Coughlan, Ritu Aryya, Dua Lipa, and Helen Mirren. Greta Gerwig directed the Barbie film and penned the script alongside Noah Baumbach.

John Cena will subsequent be seen in Quick X, which hits theaters on Might nineteenth. You may take a look at a assessment from our personal Chris Bumbray proper right here. Barbie will hit theaters on July twenty first.

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