Rosamund Pike Reacts to Natalia Grace Film Rumors (Exclusive)

The 'Saltburn' actress reacts to speculation that she will play Natalia's adoptive mother, Kristine Barnett.

Rosamund Pike is saying not so fast when it comes to portraying a role in a film about one of the most talked-about true-crime stories. 

On Sunday, ET spoke to the Saltburn actress at the 81st annual Golden Globes and she reacted to the revelation that Natalia Grace's former adoptive mother, Kristine Barnett, had plans to be played by the English actress. 

"No, it's not true," Pike tells ET's Nischelle Turner. "Unless someone's talking about me I don't know."

The Curious Case of Natalia Grace: Natalia Speaks series uncovered more shocking truths behind Natalia Grace and her adoptive parents, Kristine and her ex-husband, Michael. In 2010, the couple adopted Natalia -- who suffers from a form of dwarfism -- from Ukraine, and later claimed that she was an adult woman posing as a child. 

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The six-part series examined Kristine's three-pronged plan that allegedly included a movie deal. 

For Pike, she was the star of one of the most talked-about films in 2023, Saltburn. Pike is nominated in the Best Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for her work in the film.

"It's nerves for sure, butterflies, and you never know quite if it's a nervousness about winning or about losing," Pike says about her nomination. "I mean, not that there's exactly winners and losers but you know, it's also, it's very complicated because I think there's something about being an actor that means you resist the idea of being selected or individualized because it's such a team effort. So there's something uncomfortable about it. It's very exciting and gratifying as well. It's a complex thing."

Pike is also aware of the buzz surrounding the film's infamous bathtub scene with her on-screen son, played by Jacob Elordi, and Barry Keough. 

"He's my son, it gets a bit weird," she says about the "Jacob Elordi's Bathwater" candle (which ET had on the carpet). "I'm not gonna smell it."

As for the movie, Pike credits Emerald Fennell for taking the cast on the same wild ride that the audience experienced.

"It's a journey inside Emerald Fennell's amazing imagination," Pike tells ET. "And you know she sort of took us and chewed us up and spat us up and we loved every minute of it."

The 2024 Golden Globes hosted by Jo Koy is on Sunday, Jan. 7, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS and streams on Paramount+. Check out for complete Golden Globes coverage and the full list of winners.