Margot Robbie Talks About a Potential Barbie Sequel

Having commanded a whopping $1.4 billion at the global box office, Greta Gerwig’s “Barbie” stands as a crowning jewel of Mattel’s film catalogue. Not missing a beat, Mattel gave the nod to a colossal 14 subsequent films, all of which are at different points in their development journey. Notably, this massive venture doesn’t yet feature a sequel to the money-spinning “Barbie”.

Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie’ Sequel Uncertainty

While it might be easy to take Margot Robbie’s recent comments about doubting a Barbie sequel at face value, caution is recommended. Speaking to the AP, Robbie stated, “I think we put everything we had into this one. We didn’t build it to be a trilogy or something. Greta [Gerwig] put everything into this movie, so I can’t imagine what would be next.” The underlying message here might simply be that they’re waiting for the right offer.

A Sequel for ‘Barbie’ Seems Inevitable

In the glittering labyrinth of Hollywood, money is a key influencer. Refraining from creating a sequel to the billion-dollar grossing “Barbie” is virtually unimaginable. Regardless of Gerwig’s involvement, a sequel seems destined to materialize sooner or later. So don’t be fooled into thinking otherwise.

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Interestingly, Margot Robbie, Greta Gerwig, and Ryan Gosling did not have sequel provisions in their initial “Barbie” contracts – somewhat unexpected for stars of a big-budget franchise. Consequently, the central trio of “Barbie” have no set agreements to return for a sequel. That said, if they do sign up, you can bet they’ll receive a handsome payday courtesy of Warner Bros – possibly running into eight figures.

Mattel Expresses Interest in ‘Barbie’ Sequel

Despite the stars’ contractual situation, Mattel has already conveyed its interest in a sequel. Gerwig may have admitted her lack of concrete ideas for a second movie, but the eureka moment can happen anytime. It’s just as inevitable as the dawn following the dusk.

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