The teaser trailer for Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig’s next Barbie film parodies a famous Stanley Kubrick film.
A group of kids is surrounded by Robbie’s eponymous persona, who is destroying their baby dolls in what appears to be an act of adoration
The film also briefly introduces several of the supporting actors, including Ryan Gosling and Ncuti Gatwa, who appears to be getting ready for a lacrosse match.
Although not much is known about the next Barbie movie, Robbie has publicly stated that it would defy all predictions.
We want to be like, “Whatever you’re thinking, we’re going to give you something different — the thing you didn’t know you wanted
Since its introduction in 1959, the Barbie line of dolls has received a fair bit of criticism despite its enormous popularity.
The manufacturer has made an effort to address criticism of the toy’s outmoded and stereotyped portrayal of women by featuring the eponymous figure in positions that deviate from the usual.
Others have bemoaned the doll’s size, charging that they encourage young children to have an unhealthy and unrealistic body image.
It has a lot of baggage, I tell you! About the Barbie brand, Robbie stated. “And many of ties to the past.