According to a report by Variety, Margot Robbie has earned the title of the highest-paid female actor in Hollywood. Her upcoming role in Greta Gerwig’s live-action Barbie movie has earned her a jaw-dropping salary of USD$12.5million (AUD$18.1million). This exceeds her previous reported earnings of USD$10million (AUD$14.6million) for her latest blockbuster, Birds Of Prey in 2020. The Australian star will be co-starring alongside Ryan Gosling in the highly-anticipated film.
At the age of 32, Margot Robbie has snagged the title of highest-paid female actor in Hollywood. Her astounding salary for the live-action Barbie film directed by Greta Gerwig is the reason behind her new status. She shares this honor with co-star Ryan Gosling, and they both ranked at 16th place on Variety’s most recent list of top earners in Hollywood. Following Robbie, the next female actor on the list is Millie Bobby Brown, who was paid a sum of USD$10million (AUD$14.6million) for her lead role in Enola Holmes 2. However, Tom Cruise topped the list thanks to the massive success of his blockbuster Top Gun: Maverick.
As per the latest report by Variety, the famous Australian actress, who is seen portraying the role of Barbie in the upcoming movie, has been paid a staggering amount of USD$ 12.5 million (AUD$18.1 million) to share screen space with Ryan Gosling.
According to reports, Ryan Gosling earned the same amount as his co-star Margot Robbie in their upcoming film about Barbie. Both actors ranked 16th on Variety’s latest list of highest paid Hollywood stars. Meanwhile, Tom Cruise, who not only stars but produces the sequel to his hit film, is projected to make over $100 million from ticket sales, salary, and home entertainment revenue. The news comes shortly after the completion of filming for the Barbie movie, a romantic comedy featuring Robbie as Barbie and Gosling as her love interest Ken. The film is based on the popular Mattel doll line.
The highly anticipated romantic comedy movie, which is inspired by the popular Mattel doll collection of the same name, features Robbie playing the role of Barbie and Gosling as her long-term love interest Ken. The duo was photographed filming scenes for the movie in June.
Variety reported that Tom Cruise, who starred in the movie Top Gun: Maverick, earned over USD$100 million (AUD$144.6 million), making him Hollywood’s highest-paid actor. Margot Robbie has been attached to play the role of Barbie for some time and has promised that the film will be different from what viewers are expecting. Despite the high-profile nature of the project, Robbie said that her goal is to provide a unique and surprising experience. Rather than merely meeting expectations, she hopes to spark thoughtful conversations with the movie.
For quite some time now, Robbie has been linked to the role of portraying Barbie on the silver screen. She has assured audiences that the film will have a distinct and surprising twist that deviates from their presumptions.
In a recent statement, Robbie expressed her desire to honor the IP and its fan base while also surprising viewers and sparking thoughtful conversation. The upcoming film, based on the popular line of Barbie toys, tells the story of a doll who is expelled from ‘Barbieland’ for not being perfect enough and embarks on a journey in the real world. It has been described as a fish-out-of-water tale that emphasizes the importance of inner beauty over appearance. This live-action adaptation marks a new milestone for the Barbie franchise and is scheduled to hit theaters in July 2023.