Jane Fonda Says She Tries ‘Not To’ Suppose About Barbarella Reboot Starring Sydney Sweeney

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 06: Jane Fonda attends the world premiere opening night screening of “80 For Brady” during the 34th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 06, 2023 in Palm Springs, California. (Photo by Vivien Killilea/Getty Images for Palm Springs International Film Society)

PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 06: Jane Fonda attends the world premiere opening night time screening of “80 For Brady” in the course of the thirty fourth Annual Palm Springs Worldwide Movie Pageant on January 06, 2023 in Palm Springs, California. (Photograph by Vivien Killilea/Getty Pictures for Palm Springs Worldwide Movie Society)

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Jane Fonda says she worries about what Sydney Sweeney‘s upcoming Barbarella reboot may seem like.

In a brand new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Fonda, 85, stated she tries “not to” think about the forthcoming project, when requested for her opinion on the remake, which she will not be concerned with.

“I attempt to not. As a result of I fear about what it’ll be,” the 80 for Brady star instructed the outlet.

Fonda starred in a 1968 adaptation of the French comedian e book sequence from director Roger Vadim, which follows an astronaut “from the forty first century” who should cease an evil scientist named Durand Durand from utilizing a weapon referred to as the Positronic Ray, in response to a synopsis on IMDB and Deadline.

“I had an thought of methods to do it that [original producer] Dino De Laurentiis, when he was nonetheless alive, would not hearken to,” Fonda defined to the outlet. “Nevertheless it might have been a really feminist film.”

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Sydney Sweeney, Jane Fonda as Barbarella

Sydney Sweeney, Jane Fonda as Barbarella

Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic; Snap/Shutterstock Sydney Sweeney; Jane Fonda in 1968’s Barbarella

In October, Deadline reported that Euphoria star Sweeney, 25, will each star in and government produce a brand new Barbarella film for Sony Footage, which she is also working with on the Spider-Man spinoff Madame Webb.

Sweeney confirmed the information in an October Instagram put up, as she shared the Deadline article and an illustrated poster from the unique 1968 film starring Fonda within the titular position.

“Time to avoid wasting the universe,” Sweeney wrote within the caption.

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Fashionable efforts to remake Barbarella date again to 2013, when frequent James Bond writers Neal Purvis and Robert Wade have been hooked up to jot down a tv adaptation for Gaumont Worldwide Tv, in response to Deadline.

In July, Sweeney instructed The Hollywood Reporter that she couldn’t afford to take a “six-month break” from performing. “They do not pay actors like they used to, and with streamers, you now not get residuals,” the White Lotus star stated.

Jane Fonda Barbarella

Jane Fonda Barbarella

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“The established stars nonetheless receives a commission, however I’ve to offer 5 p.c to my lawyer, 10 p.c to my brokers, 3 p.c or one thing like that to my enterprise supervisor. I’ve to pay my publicist each month,” she stated. “That is greater than my mortgage.”

In consequence, Sweeney stated she shall be unable to take an prolonged break from her profession any time quickly.

“If I wished to take a six-month break, I haven’t got earnings to cowl that,” the Emmy nominee stated. “I haven’t got somebody supporting me, I haven’t got anybody I can flip to, to pay my payments or name for assist.”

A launch date has not been set for Sweeney’s Barbarella reboot. Fonda’s new film 80 for Brady opens in theaters Feb. 3.

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