The phenomenon of ‘Barbie’ and the impact it has on Margot Robbie

The film starring Margot Robbie has become the great success of the summer. This is how the impact is reflected in the actress

The Australian actress Margot Robbie will earn about US$ 50 million in salary and for the percentage that corresponds to her for the box office of “Barbie”, the great success of this summer on the big screen, according to sources from the specialized magazine Variety.

Apart from playing Barbie, Robbie has produced the film with her company, LuckyChap Entertainment, with which she has also developed projects such as “Birds of Prey” (2020), “Promising Young Woman” (2020) and the Netflix series. Maid.

The actress founded the production company in 2014 with her husband Tom Ackerley, and their friends Sophia Kerr and Josey McNamara, with the aim of promoting women’s stories and supporting female creators.

“Barbie” has become a summer phenomenon, grossing more than $1.2 billion worldwide, making its director and co-writer, Greta Gerwig, the first woman to direct a solo film to surpass the barrier of US$ 1,000 million.

In fact, Variety indicated that Gerwig may receive some extra payment for these numbers.
According to the specialized IMDb website, the film’s budget was around US$100 million.

The film that tells of the existential crisis that Mattel’s popular plastic doll is going through has also become the second highest-grossing domestic opening in the history of Warner Bros., after “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” (2011).