Margot Robbie unsure about ‘Barbie’ sequel after film’s success

Margot Robbie unsure about ‘Barbie’ sequel after film’s success

Turns out, there may only be one “Barbie.”

Margot Robbie, 33, doesn’t think there will be a sequel to the massive summer hit “Barbie.”

“I think we put everything into this one,” Robbie recently told the Associated Press when asked about a potential follow-up. “We didn’t build it to be a trilogy or something.”

“It was like, Greta [Gerwig] put everything into this movie, so I can’t imagine what would be next,” she added.

“Barbie,” which also stars A-listers such as Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Helen Mirren, and America Ferrera, follows the popular Mattel doll (Robbie) as she is forced to journey to the real world after she begins to “malfunction” by developing cellulite and experiencing death anxiety while living in the utopian Barbieland.

Margot Robbie, 33, doesn’t think there will be a sequel to the massive summer hit “Barbie.”
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“I think we put everything into this one,” Robbie recently told the Associated Press when asked about a potential follow-up. “We didn’t build it to be a trilogy or something.”
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“I’d say the biggest takeaway for me is that original films can still hit huge at the box office,” “The Wolf of Wall Street” star continued to the AP. “It doesn’t have to be a sequel or a prequel or a remake. It can be totally original. It can still be big given the big budget to do that.”

Robbie also stressed that having a female lead was not as important as some of the movie’s critics made it out to be.

“Just because there’s a female lead doesn’t mean it’s not going to hit all four quadrants, which is, you know, I think a misconception that a lot of people still have,” Robbie explained. “So, it’s really important that ‘Barbie’ did well.”

The Post reached out to Robbie reps for comment.

The project has grossed more than $1.4 billion in global ticket sales and dethroned “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2” as the biggest Warner Bros. movie ever.

“Potter” had held the record since it was released in 2011.

“Barbie” also stars A-listers such as Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Helen Mirren, and America Ferrera.
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Since its July release, the film has spurred companies to release “Barbie”-themed items and inspired several TikTok trends.
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“Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine something like this,” Gerwig, 40, said about the film’s success. “I wanted to make something anarchic and wild and funny and cathartic, and the idea that it’s actually being received that way, it’s sort of extraordinary.”

Since its July release, the film has spurred companies to release “Barbie”-themed items and inspired several TikTok trends.

In one, users attempt to stand like the iconic doll even though podiatrists warn against the practice.

A second trend involves rethinking the concept of aging.

“Never in my wildest dreams did I imagine something like this,” Greta Gerwig said about the film’s success. “I wanted to make something anarchic and wild and funny and cathartic, and the idea that it’s actually being received that way, it’s sort of extraordinary.”
“It was like, Greta [Gerwig] put everything into this movie, so I can’t imagine what would be next,” Robbie told the AP this month.
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“Barbie” is available to buy or rent on Amazon and to own on DVD.
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“Barbie” has also danced its way to No. 14 on the list of top 15 highest-grossing movies of all time.

It’s available to buy or rent on Amazon and to own on DVD.

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