Also Harry Potter he could do nothing against the inexorable success Barbie, an event film directed by Greta Gerwig. The film, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, actually surpassed all wildest expectations, becoming the highest grossing for Warner Bros.: that’s an incredible figure.
During overtaking Super Mario Bros. – Moviethe biggest blockbuster of 2023 so far, getting closer and closer, Barbie set another record. Just over a month after its big screen release on July 20 last year in Italy and the following day in the US, the film surpassed Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Part 2..
The final chapter of the famous saga based on books J.K. RowlingIn fact, it was the best overall success Warner Bros. for a long time. Now, more than ten years later, he found himself forced to give up his scepter. In fact, after last weekend Barbie exceeded the figure monster From 1 billion and 345 million dollars at the register. A number well above the 1 billion and 342 million that the last film had Harry Potter and which could rise even more in the next few days.
Barbierain records for a movie with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling
Since its first theatrical release Barbie it turned out, did not leave the audience indifferent. Film with estimated budget $100 million, was a big hit in theaters, becoming the highest-grossing feature film by a female director on its first day of shooting, with 155 million. In just two weeks, he crossed the finish line. billion dollars, becoming the first feature film directed exclusively by a female director to achieve such success. Also in Italy, Barbie was a huge success with the public, becoming the eleventh most profitable publication in our land, collecting more than 30 million euros.
Feature film to date seventeenth most successful ever on the big screen, and given the incredible numbers achieved, it won’t be the only project based on the product Mattel. In recent months, the intention to bring another film to theaters has become official. fashion doll produced by a well-known toy company, namely Polly Pocket. According to Robbie Brenner, executive producer of Greta Gerwig’s film, it will be Lily Collins.
The director of the project under consideration could be an actress, director and screenwriter. Lena Dunhamwho previously confessed to diversity: “As a child, Polly Pocket gave me endless hours of escapism, a little world of magic and narrative independence.“. Brenner herself was also optimistic about the film, stating, “This is a great collaboration. Lena is very sociable, rolled up her sleeves, loves to take notes and listen. This is fantastic. Lily is very bright, down to earth and productive.Who knows if this is a prelude to a possible sequel Barbiewhat for Warner Bros. could be a great idea.