The Charlie’s Angels actress has announced that she is no longer interested in acting in films. Drew Barrymore won’t be seen on the big screen for a long time. She claims that as long as she is raising her daughters, she will not act in films.
The 46-year-old actress claims she’s done with acting as long as she can focus on her ex-husband Will Koppelman’s daughters Olive,8, and Frankie, 6. During a March 10 appearance on SiriusXM’s Radio Andy, Drew told host Andy Cohen, “If I’m being honest, I don’t want to be on a film set right now.” “But that could change when my kids are older,” Drew added, so moviegoers shouldn’t lose hope.
Is Drew Barrymore Quitting Acting for Good?
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Drew claims she’s had her fill of the movie business. Because she’s worked in it since she was a child, becoming famous for her role as Gert in 1982’s E.T. She explained, “I stopped doing these when my kids were born. Because I’d been doing them since I was in diapers at 11 months old when I started.”
Drew’s most recent major film roles were in the mixed family comedy Blended. Which he co-starred in with friend Adam Sandler in2014, and Miss You Already. Which he co-starred in with Toni Collette in 2015.
“I didn’t want to be on the set of a movie asking the nanny about the kids.” ‘That is not my journey,’ She said. So it’s a lot less scary when you take a step back,” she explained to Andy.
Drew stated that she is more than a mother and a talk show host. “And, as you know, I’ve started a few businesses. I was able to complete a novel.” In2015, she published Wildflower. A semi-autobiography in which she shared the highs and lows of her life thus far.
Drew has her own clothing, jewellery, and accessories line, Dear Drew by Drew Barrymore, which she sells on Amazon.com. She started three labels with Walmart: Flower Beauty, Flower Home, and Flower Home Kids. She also has her own clothing, jewellery, and accessories collection, Flower Beauty, Flower Home, and Flower Home Kids.
Drew has stated that she does not want to work on a movie set, but she does appear to be open to television work. From 2017 to2019, she starred in three seasons of Netflix’s The Santa Clarita Diet. She told Andy that she chose the role of Sheila Hammond in the dark comedy. Because she was “so knee-deep in mothering” at the time and needed to be reminded. that “I’m an individual with a skill set.” Drew claimed that the show “saved” her after her divorce from Will in 2016.
“And it was just perfect; it was comedy, delicious, fun, and irreverent, and I couldn’t have loved it any more.” Drew exclaimed, “And it really saved me.” “I had gained a significant amount of weight. I’d become disoriented. I was going through a particularly trying divorce, one that felt like the worst possible scenario. And everything I didn’t want to happen. That’s why it was so difficult. And that show was the best thing that could have happened to me in my entire life.”
Here are Drew Barrymore’s best movies recommendation
1. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Barrymore seems to have been in the film industry for a long time, but that is likely due to the fact that she began acting at such a young age. With one of her earliest roles in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial. She captured the hearts of viewers all over the world.
The story follows Elliott, a young boy who discovers a friendly alien in his backyard and attempts to help him return home. Gertie, Elliott’s cute little sister, is played by Drew Barrymore. The film is a short, funny, and touching storey. That helped to establish Spielberg as one of our generation’s greatest storytellers.
2. 50 First Dates (2004)
Barrymore has appeared in a number of romantic comedies, and she appears to have found a good co-star in Adam Sandler. 50 First Dates was Sandler’s second rom-com with Barrymore. And it starred Sandler as a man who falls for a woman (Barrymore). Who suffers from short-term memory loss, which means she forgets who he is every day.
3. Donnie Darko (2001)
Barrymore is not only a successful actor and director, but also a successful producer. Who has assisted in the production of many incredible films, including Donnie Darko. Jake Gyllenhaal plays the titular teen. Who narrowly avoids death before having visions of a figure dressed in a terrifying bunny costume. As Donnie’s teacher, Barrymore plays a supporting role.
4. Scream (1996)
Barrymore was the most well-known addition to Wes Craven’s slasher film Scream, which featured one of the genre’s most shocking twists. Barrymore plays one of the terrorised teenagers in the film. Which follows a group of high school students who are stalked by a masked killer.
5.Ever After: A Cinderella Story (1998)
Ever After, a retelling of the Cinderella story, gave Barrymore the opportunity to play a fairy tale princess. Barrymore portrays a young woman who is forced to serve her cruel stepmother as a servant before she meets a prince by chance.
Despite the fact that the story had been told many times before, viewers were captivated by the charming and touching romance. The story’s more grounded, female-driven approach is intriguing. Because it removes the enchantment we normally associate with it.
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