It’s been 5 days and but Barbie is on observe to grow to be one of many greatest hits in 2023. After a gap weekend of $162 million, Barbie scored the very best home gross on a Monday in Warner Bros. historical past with $26 million. With the field workplace success and demanding acclaim, Barbie 2 discussions have already hit the Web, however Greta Gerwig isn’t prepared to speak a few sequel simply but.
In an interview with The New York Occasions, Gerwig was requested if Barbie could be the beginning of a franchise. For now, Gerwig believes that is the tip of her time with the enduring character.
“At this second, it’s all I’ve obtained,” Gerwig mentioned concerning the potential for a Barbie sequel. “I really feel like that on the finish of each film, like I’ll by no means have one other concept, and every little thing I’ve ever wished to do, I did. I wouldn’t wish to squash anyone else’s dream however for me, at this second, I’m at completely zero.”
Who’s Concerned in Barbie?
Margot Robbie stars as Barbie, whereas Ryan Gosling performs Ken. Collectively, they journey to the actual world after an existential disaster causes them to query their lives in Barbieland.
Apart from Robbie, a number of actresses play varied iterations of Barbie, together with Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, Emma Mackey, Alexandra Shipp, Dua Lipa, Nicola Coughlan, and Marisa Abela. Like Barbie, totally different actors, similar to Simu Liu, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Scuti Gatwa, John Cena, and Scott Evans, play different variations of Ken.
The ensemble forged additionally options America Ferrera, Ariana Greenblatt, Michael Cera, Rhea Perlman, Connor Swindells, Emerald Fennell, and Will Ferrell.
Gerwig directed Barbie from a screenplay she wrote with Noah Baumbach. Barbie is predicated on the well-known doll line from Mattel.