Former love island Star Chris Taylor has revealed the unlikely way he was cast in Greta Gerwig’s upcoming movie Barbie Movie.
Barbie Executive Producer is Margot Robbie, who also stars in the film.
The actor is a self-confessed actor love island fanatic and was spotted taking selfies with former islanders Ekin-Su Cülcüloğlu, Davide Sanclimenti and Liberty Poole BarbiePremiering in London on July 12.
Also walking the pink carpet was Season 5 contestant Taylor, who confirmed he has a brief cameo in the film.
Speak with LAD Bible, Taylor said he lives with his former competitors Michael Griffiths and Jordan Hames, who Robbie met at the London premiere of their 2020 DC Comics film. Birds of Prey: And the Fantastic Emancipation of a Harley Quinn.
“There is a kind of backstory. “The boys went to a premiere,” he said. “They met Margot, and afterwards Margot called her and said, ‘Come to the after party!’ because she is obsessed with it love island To the right.
“Well, I was living with the boys at the time, so I said ‘I’m coming’ and she knew who we all were. She’s watching the show,” he explained.
“So she comes up to me and says ‘Chris!’ and I’m like, ‘What the hell is going on?’ I don’t know, she must have remembered me from then on,” recalls Taylor.
He added that Robbie approached him Barbie Premiere to tell him she was pleased his cameo was not cut.
Taylor revealed that his character in the film lives up to the statement, “And the Nobel Prize in Horses goes to Ken!”
Robbie previously spoke about her admiration for love island in 2021 and said it was “a big part of my life”.
she said People She found the relationships and friendships that unfold on screen “fascinating,” adding, “If I had to pick a favorite season, I would say season three.” If I had to pick my favorite contestant of all time, I would probably say Liv [Olivia Atwood] from the third season and Maura [Higgins] from season five.
“They’re probably my two favorites of all time … I mean honestly, once you start, I won’t stop talking about it love island There is so much I have to say about that.”
Barbie hits theaters on July 21st. To read The IndependentHere is the five star review of the film.