“We might be the new Scorsese and Leo”: Margot Robbie Has One Request to Greta Gerwig After Their $1.44 Billion Worth Box Office Success

Margot Robbie made an earnest request to Greta Gerwig after Barbie's success

"We might be the new Scorsese and Leo": Margot Robbie Has One Request to Greta Gerwig After Their $1.44 Billion Worth Box Office Success

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  • Margot Robbie's career is at an all-time high thanks to Barbie's success, and her collaboration with Greta Gerwig really worked out for her
  • At the recent Gotham Awards, the duo received an accolade for Global Icon & Creator Tribute, and Robbie suggested that she wants to work with the director on more projects
  • The actress called their collaboration similar to Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio's, asking the director do at least 4 movies with her
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Margot Robbie has become one of the most noteworthy actresses in recent times thanks to her roles in various films such as The Wolf of Wall Street, The Suicide Squad, and most recently – Barbie. However, that doesn’t mean she is content, resting on her laurels.

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Margot Robbie got to work with Greta Gerwig as part of Barbie this year, which became a major draw thanks to all the internet hype created by the fact that both Barbie and Oppenheimer were being released on the same day, giving birth to the Barbenheimer phenomenon.

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Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn

Margot Robbie Made A Special Request to Greta Gerwig After Barbie’s Success

Barbie was the biggest hit of the year, as it grossed $1.4 billion at the Box Office, shattering numerous records and truly adding a great feat in the careers of both Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig as an actor and a director respectively.

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At the recent Gotham Awards, Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie won the Gotham Global Icon & Creator Tribute awards for Barbie. Gerwig also shared with Entertainment Tonight how the Gotham Awards held significant importance in her journey as a filmmaker.

Especially when it comes to independent films in New York – every time I’ve gotten to attend this event, it’s been inspiring and thrilling to see this group of filmmakers come together and honor their work.

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Margot Robbie in Barbie

Margot Robbie added to the conversation by comparing herself and Gerwig to Martin Scorsese and Robert De Niro/Leonardo DiCaprio, making it clear that she wants to work with Gerwig in future films again.

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We might be the new, you know, Scorsese and De Niro. Or Scorsese and Leo, you know? What I mean to say is, you have to work with me again at least another four times.”

Naturally, Barbie has shown just how well Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig can work together to create magic in Hollywood. Therefore, fans would definitely love to see the two collaborate again in the future somehow.

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Margot Robbie Revealed If There Will Be A Barbie Sequel

Greta Gerwig’s Barbie broke several records as it earned an incredible $1.4 billion at the Box Office. Due to its major success, it was a given that a sequel would be made. However, fans may not get a sequel.

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While speaking to AP Entertainment, Margot Robbie was asked about a sequel to Barbie. Margot Robbie made it clear that when they made the first film, they didn’t have any sequels planned for the future.

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“I think we put everything into this one. We didn’t build it to be a trilogy or something. It was like Greta put everything into this movie, so I can’t imagine what would be next.”

Fans are definitely disappointed that Barbie might not be getting a sequel at all. That being said, Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig will likely have more projects in the future, so not all hope is lost just yet.

Also read: Margot Robbie Dodged a Serious Bullet, Chose Harley Quinn Over Scarlett Johansson Movie Accused of Racism

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Written by Subhojeet Mookherjee

Subhojeet Mookherjee is a Freelance Entertainment Writer for FandomWire. A lover and expert in all things movies, games, TV shows, music and more. I've been in the writing business for over five years now, covering various topics all over the world. I love engaging in deep conversations with like-minded people.