Margot Robbie by no means thought they’d get to make the Barbie film

After studying the script for the Barbie film, Margot Robbie thought that Hollywood would by no means allow them to make it.

Given how lengthy it took to get the Barbie film off the bottom, it’s outstanding that it occurred in any respect, and Margot Robbie continues to be shocked that the movie will see the sunshine of day.

The primary time I learn the Barbie script, my response was, ‘Ah! That is so good. What a disgrace it is going to by no means see the sunshine of day,” Margot Robbie instructed BAFTA (through IndieWire). “As a result of they’re by no means going to allow us to make this film. However they did!

Margot Robbie isn’t the one one who expressed doubt that the Barbie film would get made, as director Greta Gerwig spoke of the tough process of creating the film whereas talking with Dua Lipa on the At Your Service podcast final yr; The truth is, she even thought the film could be a career-ender if it didn’t work out. “It was one thing that was thrilling as a result of it was terrifying,” Gerwig mentioned. “I believe that was an enormous a part of it, like: ‘Oh, no, Barbie.’ It felt like vertigo, beginning to write it, like: ‘The place do you even start, and what could be the story?’ And I believe it was that feeling I had was understanding that it might be actually attention-grabbing terror. Normally that’s the place the perfect stuff is, the place you’re like, ‘I’m petrified of that.’ Something the place you’re like, ‘This could possibly be a career-ender’ — then you definately’re like, ‘I ought to in all probability do it.’

Due to the latest teaser trailers, we’re starting to see what sort of film Barbie could possibly be, however there’s lots we nonetheless don’t know. “To dwell in Barbie Land is to be an ideal being in an ideal place,” reads the official description. “Except you’ve a full-on existential disaster.  Otherwise you’re a Ken.” The movie additionally boasts fairly the stacked solid. Along with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, the film additionally options America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Ariana Greenblatt, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman, and Will Ferrell. The movie additionally stars Simu Liu, Emma Mackey, Ana Cruz Kayne, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Ncuti Gatwa, Scott Evans, Jamie Demetriou, Connor Swindells, Sharon Rooney, Nicola Coughlan, Ritu Aryya, Dua Lipa, and Helen Mirren. Greta Gerwig directed the Barbie film and penned the script alongside Noah Baumbach.

Barbie will hit theaters on July twenty first.