In a current interview, the 46-year-old Fellow Vacationers actor revealed that he despatched in a self-recorded audition tape of him playing one of the Kens within the large blockbuster film directed by Greta Gerwig. Nevertheless, he finally determined to go on the position.
Whereas showing on The Tonight Present on Wednesday (December 6), Matt shared new particulars about his audition and revealed if he has any regrets on turning down the position.
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“I received actually into it really,” Matt informed host Jimmy Fallon. “I had some initiatives in improvement, and I wasn’t positive in the event that they have been gonna occur or after they have been gonna occur. So, I auditioned. I imply, I dressed up like Malibu Ken. I dressed up like Enterprise Go well with Ken. I had like 4 totally different appears occurring. I’ve photos of this.”
As for why he handed on the position, Matt stated, “I used to be speaking with Greta, I used to be wanting ahead to doing it after which the issues in improvement got here to fruition, and I might have been away from my household for a yr, which was simply an excessive amount of time away.”
When requested if he has any regrets on passing on Barbie, Matt responded, “No – I imply, I hope I get to work with Greta sometime. She’s phenomenal. However I feel they made an ideal film, and it was forged completely.”
He added, “And I received to do Fellow Vacationers and Maestro and spend time with my household.”
FYI: Matt is sporting a swimsuit by Canali.