But, says Hawn, “It did not serve me because there were directors that thought, ‘Oh she just wants to do her stuff’ or it became a ‘Goldie Hawn Movie.’ With all of that — whatever my gift might have been in terms of drama or anything I might have wanted to do — I really had to develop it myself. Her new film Snatched (in theaters May 12) is her first since 2002’s The Banger Sisters and it pairs her with the perfect co-star—the equally smart and funny Amy Schumer. To read more on Goldie Hawn and Amy Schumer’s new film Snatched, pick up the new issue of Entertainment Weekly on stands Friday, or buy it here. Don’t forget to subscribe for more exclusive interviews and photos, only in EW. It was a real double-edged sword.”
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“Private Benjamin was the first movie I produced, and I produced it for practical reasons,” she says. Let’s take a moment to enjoy the fact that the great Goldie Hawn is coming back to movie theaters. The film went on to be one of the top box office earners of 1980 and was nominated for three Academy Awards. When EW sat down with the spiritually-related pair, we talked about their very funny film, comedy and Hollywood. In the video above, Hawn explains that even after starring in a big hit (and she starred in many) it doesn’t always translate to more power.