Greta Gerwig, who directed ‘Barbie,’ simply weighed in on whether or not or not there will likely be a sequel to the blockbuster hit movie.
After bringing in $350 million its opening weekend on the field workplace, the Barbie film is essentially the most talked about movie of the summer season – other than, in fact, Oppenheimer, which additionally smashed on the field workplace.
All of this “Barbie World” hubbub is inflicting followers to marvel – will there be a Barbie film sequel – or may this be the tip for Barbie and her buddies?
To ease the inquisitive pressure, director of the film Greta Gerwig simply allow us to in on the reply to this extremely debated question.
Whereas Mattel CEO Ynon Kreiz beforehand instructed Time that the toy firm is all the way down to make “extra ‘Barbie’ motion pictures,” however Greta Gerwig has some hesitation.
“I really feel like that on the finish of each film, like I will by no means have one other thought, and every little thing I’ve ever needed to do, I did,” she instructed the New York Occasions in an interview following the movie’s launch.
Sadly, she does not see a Barbie sequel in retailer for her within the close to future, saying she’s completely at “zero” – even with that loopy and emotional ending she gave the movie.
“I would not need to squash anyone else’s dream however for me, at this second, I am at completely zero,” she stated.
Nevertheless, simply because Greta particularly does not need to direct a sequel does not imply there would by no means be one. Actually, Rocky star Sylvester Stallone beforehand has shared his loud approval of the Barbie movie, and Greta would not be against passing the baton off to him. Maybe, Greta famous, Sylvester may additionally play a model of Ken – and we should say, he completely does have the fitting Kenergy.
“You by no means know! Or that he will direct it. I imply, he is welcome to it. It might be an honor. It might be such an honor,” Greta stated to Uproxx.
And, whereas Greta is a no (for now), Margot Robbie, who starred as Barbie and helped produce the movie together with her manufacturing firm, Fortunate Chap, has stated there have been just a few conversations a couple of sequel.
“It may go one million totally different instructions from this level,” Margot stated in that very same interview with Time.
She did be aware, although, that she believes movies are likely to “fall right into a lure” if you happen to’re setting them up for a sequel. “You fall right into a little bit of a lure if you happen to attempt to arrange a primary film while additionally planning for sequels,” she stated.
No want to fret, although Barbie followers – there’s loads of Barbie content material to go round, whether or not you are eager about dressing in Barbiecore seems this summer season, or going to see the film a dozen occasions (don’t fret, we’re not judging).