“I was like, ‘Meh, no.’”
Well, the actor explained in a recent interview with LAD Bible why that is — and it has to do with the types of parts she’s been offered in the past.
Apparently, the last time she was offered a role in such a film, it was the part of “someone’s mom who just dies”: “I was like, ‘Meh, no.’ It was more the role, you know what I mean?”
It sounds like Newton isn’t too keen on the blockbusters in general, though: “As a genre they bore me, these big franchises, and I’m quite cynical about it too, because it’s just about money; it’s this behemoth of money that’s just like rolling forward gathering more money, right?”
But in the interview, she also noted her admiration for Thor: Ragnarok and said that her interest in starring in a superhero film in the future could be piqued by the uptick in quality of the films themselves.
“I feel like there is a demand from both the audience,” she said, “I think people who are involved in the movies — but certainly the world — that there is better substance around these superhero things.”
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