Barbie star Margot Robbie has admitted to being embarrassed by the range of photos that were released from the set of the forthcoming live-action film.
“I cannot tell how shocked we were,” Robbie said while appearing on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. “We appear to be in a good mood and enjoying ourselves but we’re really dying inside. Dying. I was once as, and it was the most humiliating moment in my entire life.” A collection of photos showing Robbie as well as fellow co-star Ryan Gosling wearing neon spandex costumes went viral on the web after being released in The Barbie set in Los Angeles.
“I meant, I was aware that we’d got some exteriors we could take pictures on in L.A.,” Robbie continued. “I knew that once you started shooting exteriors, you’re likely to be photographed. There’s likely to be a small group of people who will be watching because, well we’re noticed somewhat in these clothes. Therefore, I knew there would be some attention and possibly some pictures would be published however not as much as it was. It was like a madhouse. It was like hundreds of viewers watching the show all day long.”
Robbie Humiliated By Leaked Photos
Then, in April Warner Bros. launched the first official glimpse of Barbie featuring a gorgeous pink photo of Robbie as she assumes the role of the title doll, complete in her standard pink convertible. Alongside the brand-new photo, Warner Bros. confirmed that Barbie will be released exclusively in cinemas on July 21 2023.
The live-action film has been in development at Mattel for a few years, Robbie was formally forged as the lead role in the year 2019. The film was directed by Greta Gerwig ( Little Women) and written by Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig as well as Noah Baumbach Robbie stated that the purpose to create Barbie is to defy the expectations of the viewers. In a different interview from 2021, the actress added that there are particular challenges to adapting an iconic character. “Right this comes with lots of issues!” she said. “And many memories. With that comes many exciting ways to attack it. Most people encounter the name Barbie and then think, ‘I’m sure I know what the film is going to be about,’ following when they learn it’s Greta Gerwig is writing and directing the film, and they think, ‘Oh well, maybe I do not.
Robbie’s Barbie is likely to be joined by Gosling for her long-time partner, Ken, who has been with Barbie since the film’s debut in 1961. Will Ferrell additionally lately signed for the film as “the CEO of a toys company, which could or might possibly not represent Mattel.” The other actors who are joining the cast of the unknown roles will be Simu Liu ( Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Kate McKinnon, Alexandra Shipp, Emma Mackey, Ariana Greenblatt, and America Ferrera. Barbie started preproduction in 2019.
Barbie will be released in cinemas on July 21, 2023.