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Amy Schumer says she ‘can’t wait’ to see Anne Hathaway as Barbie

Amy Schumer in the Instagram photo accompanying her

Amy Schumer in the Instagram photo accompanying her post supporting Anne Hathaway as her possible "Barbie" replacement. Credit: Instagram / Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer says she wholeheartedly supports Anne Hathaway potentially starring in the Barbie movie project that Schumer departed in March.

“Hathaway smathaway jkjk she’s perfect!!” the Rockville Centre-raised comic, 36, posted on Instagram, using internet shorthand for “just kidding, just kidding.” “Can’t wait to see it!”

Entertainment Weekly on Tuesday said a Sony Pictures representative had confirmed to the magazine that discussions with Oscar-winner Hathaway were underway for her to star in the live-action film based on the iconic Mattel doll.

However, Hathaway’s spokeswoman, Jennifer Plante, told Newsday on Tuesday, “There is no deal in place so all of this is premature.”

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