By Art Vandelay
Queen of the box office, Margot Robbie crushes under her shoe the little Gaul camped by Guillaume Canet. We explain that to you!
When will Barbie fall from her throne?! Released at the end of last July, the film worn by Margot Robbie exploded records throughout the summer, knocking out its challenger, the biopic Oppenheimer by Christopher Nolan. Not content with dominating the box office, Greta Gergwig’s live action has boosted Mattel’s turnover in France. In interview with The Parisian, Frédérique Tutt, consultant in the toy industry, recently confirmed that Barbie sales had increased 20% in France in the week following its theatrical release. Now the doll is now attacking a great French monument…
Number 1 at the box office in France, according to data from CBO – Box-Office, Barbie is about to pass the 5 million admissions mark. If he still doesn’t beat the biggest hit of the year, Super Mario Bros.the film, on the other hand, spanked Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom last week. Guillaume Canet’s feature film nevertheless remains the biggest French success of 2023 in France and climbs to third place, “all nationalities combined”, specify our colleagues from Allociné. To note that Barbie was dethroned by Blue Beetle with our American neighbours.
Barbie will benefit Margot Robbie’s finances
More than a month after its release, Barbie has grossed over $1 billion worldwide. Be Warner Bros.’s biggest success, just ahead The Dark Knight. This success story would particularly benefit the portfolio of Margot Robbie. According to the American magazine variety, the actress should pocket the tidy sum of 50 million dollars thanks to the cardboard of the film. A pharaonic salary which combines her payslip as an actress and producer, but also bonuses linked to the box office. Margot Robbie also signs the first big success of her production company founded in 2014 to bring women’s stories to the screen and support the work of female directors.