Salma Hayek Reveals Hollywood Refused To Cast Her In A Comedy

The Mexican-American actor revealed, “I was typecast for a long time. I couldn’t get a role in a classic comedy film until I met Adam Sandler.

Mexican-American actor Salma Hayek reveals

Mexican-American actor Salma Hayek has revealed that Hollywood put her off acting in comedies for nearly 20 years. Because they were deemed too sexy for the genre. She made the revelation in a new interview with GQ UK, according to Variety, an American media company.

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Hayek 1997’s ‘Fools Rush In’ and ‘Breaking Up’

Although Hayek has appeared in romantic comedies like 1997’s ‘Fools Rush In’ and ‘Breaking Up’. But he claims that he didn’t get a chance to act in a classic comedy film until 2010’s ‘Grown-Ups’. Hayek commended Adam Sandler for finally allowing her to be funny.

I was typecast my whole life I wanted to do comedy

“I was typecast for a long time. My whole life I wanted to do comedy, and people wouldn’t offer me comedy. I couldn’t get a role until I met Adam Sandler, who cast me in the comedy” 2010 Gave. Grown Ups,’ but I was in my forties! They said, ‘You’re sexy, so you’re not allowed to have a sense of humor.’ Not only are you not allowed to be smart, but you weren’t even allowed to be funny in the ’90s,” Hayek said.

She was disappointed when she was prevented from starring in a comedy.

Talking about whether being barred from acting in comedy got her down, she said. “I was depressed at the time but now I am working in every genre in my life. Where they told me I would have ended up – that would have been out of business in the last 20 years. So I’m not sad, I I’m not angry; I’m laughing. I’m laughing, girl.

Hayek Steven Soderbergh’s ‘Magic Mike’s Last Dance’

Meanwhile, Hayek returns in a romantic role for Steven Soderbergh’s “Magic Mike’s Last Dance.” According to Variety, she plays the big love interest of Channing Tatum’s eponymous stripper in the final edition of the “Magic Mike” franchise.

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