It’s lastly right here – the world is saying “Hello Barbie!” to Margot Robbie’s hotly-anticipated movie based mostly on the plastic implausible Mattel icon.
Numerous sources are suggesting the film is on observe to utterly dominate the charts, a worldwide opening of round £233M ($300M).
Whether or not you’ve not obtained round to reserving tickets but otherwise you’ve already donned your finest Barbiecore outfits and hit the cinemas, you may be curious as to the way it all performs out and when you can take your children.
We’ve obtained all the data on what occurs on the finish of Barbie, if there’s a post-credits scene to value sticking round for and what has been mentioned about any potential sequels.
*So cease studying now if you wish to keep away from any spoilers*
What occurs on the finish of Barbie?
Ultimate probability to show again and stay in Barbie Dreamland if you wish to keep away from plot particulars and spoilers…
Okay. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
The plot of Barbie revolves round a tear within the portal between Barbieland and the true world. Margot Robbie’s Barbie begins to really feel ideas of dying and disappointment as a result of the one that performs together with her in the true world – Ugly Betty’s America Ferrera – shares these unhappy emotions.
Barbie and Ken go to the true world to make things better… and issues don’t fairly go to plan.
Barbie realises the true world hasn’t been ‘fastened’ by the creation of Barbies – girls don’t run the world, issues aren’t shiny and excellent, and, even worse, Ken brings again the thought of sexism and patriarchy to Barbieland.
This causes the Kens to take over – turning it into their Kendom.
On the finish of Barbie, the Barbies all handle to reclaim their land – breaking the spell of patriarchy and instructing the Kens that they’re sufficient with out attempting to supress girls.
Margot Robbie’s Barbie then makes a daring alternative. She decides she desires to turn into an actual particular person – being the one that helps form concepts, somewhat than being the embodiment of an thought. Even when which means sharing within the pains, the heartbreaks and, sure, even the cellulite that actual girls face. (A recurring gag from the movie!)
After a very shifting speech with Ruth Handler – the inventor of Barbie – Margot Robbie’s character makes the leap into the true world.
And the movie ends with probably the most memorable of final traces – Barbie, thrilled to be human and to be evolving into womanhood – delightedly ends the movie by telling a receptionist she’s there to “see a gynaecologist.”
Was the true Ruth Handler within the Barbie film?
Earlier than her gleeful go to to the gyno, Barbie has a heart-to-heart with Barbie creator, Ruth Handler.
Nonetheless, it isn’t the precise Ruth. Somewhat, it’s a personality performed by Rhea Perlman (of Matilda and Cheers fame).
The true-life Ruth – who named Barbie after her personal daughter, Barbara – handed away in 2002.
Is there a Barbie post-credit scene?
Because of the Marvel motion pictures, many followers now wait round for a potential post-credits scene which teases one thing particular.
Nonetheless, Barbie doesn’t have any such scene.
Will there be a Barbie sequel?
Margot Robbie advised Time journal in June, “[The story] may go one million completely different instructions from this level. However I feel you fall right into a little bit of a entice when you attempt to arrange a primary film while additionally planning for sequels.”
So, she’s hinting at a potential future!
Director Greta Gerwig echoed related sentiments, telling to Leisure Tonight in July, “I’m simply targeted on getting this one out and crossing all my fingers and toes. After which we’ll see what occurs after that.”