‘Barbie’ To Be Inspired By Classic Movie Musical


The upcoming comedy Greta Gerwig stars Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling.

The world to come Barbie The film will be full of fantasy and color, embodying the positive energy of the iconic doll that has spread around the world for decades. Some of the inspiration behind this summer’s biggest comedic charms are based on musical classics. During a recent interview with Vogue, Margot Robbie revealed that the cast and crew of Barbie watching a movie together every Sunday while preparing for a comedy shoot, with a title like Red Shoes And Cherbourgh Umbrella take the stage. Traditions are established in an effort to ensure the entire team is on the same page.

Greta Gerwig understands the importance of having a big spectacle around a popular character because it allows anyone to be who they want to be, and this musical is a perfect example of how to do that. The main factor that makes this kind of feature so believable is the use of enormous stages during filming, and that’s exactly what the team behind the upcoming film is doing. Warner Bros. production was taken into account when creating the world Barbie. As seen in the trailer for the film, a large, colorful stage was constructed over the sound stage for the musical numbers featured in the story.


Barbie will follow Robbie as she plays the titular character in an ideal city where most objects, clothing, and vehicles are colored bright pink. Unforeseen events will lead Barbie to the human world, where she will be forced to face a reality very different from her own. Luckily, he won’t be alone on his journey, as Ken’s version of the game puts it Ryan Gosling. As her loyal partner, Ken always wants to do what’s best for Barbie, even if it means following her into the dangerous world of humans, where unknown dangers lurk around every corner.

America Ferrera, Margot Robbie, Alexandra Shipp, and Ariana Greenblatt in Barbie (2023)

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Behind the Inspiration Barbie

While the films Robbie mentioned during the interview are just a few examples from the list Gerwig has chosen to show the team behind the film, they can illustrate how the filmmakers approached the project from the start. Red Shoes is a 1948 drama about a ballerina who is forced to choose between her career and the romance that arises between her and a composer. Besides that, Cherbourgh Umbrella follows two young lovers who cannot be together, despite their very strong feelings for one another. It remains to be seen how the legacy of these stories materializes in the world Barbie.


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