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Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling starrer Barbie director Greta Gerwig addresses sequel rumours

Barbie starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the lead roles was a massive box office hit of 2023. 

Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling starrer Barbie director Greta Gerwig addresses sequel rumours
Greta Gerwig (Photo Credit: Bang Showbiz)

Last Updated: 05.45 PM, Mar 07, 2024


When Barbie was released in the year 2023, it was a massive box-office hit. Starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, the film was directed by the talented Greta Gerwig. After the success of the film, fans are excited that the film is getting a sequel and there will be Barbie 2. There are a lot of expectations for a follow-up since the rumors about the sequel started doing rounds. Now the director of the film has finally spoken about the sequel. 

Greta Gerwig on Barbie 2

The award-winning filmmaker says, "It will only happen when she comes across the right story." While speaking to Time's Women of the Year celebrations, the director said, "If I find the undertow, then we get it. If I don’t find an undertow, there’s no more." Greta continued reflecting on the billions of dollars that the film made, "It’s something that I loved making so much. And I loved the world that we built so much and all of the actors and the idea of getting to be with that group of people again is very exciting."

Barbie broke multiple box office records when it was released in 2023. The film, based on the iconic Mattel doll became Warner Bros.' highest-grossing female-directed film. For the uninitiated, Barbie was released in cinemas clashing with Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer. Both the films were the most talked about films of 2023. 

Barbie cast and crew


Directed by Greta Gerwig, the film was written by Greta Gerwig, Margot Robbie, and Noah Baumbach. Apart from Margot and Ryan, the film has an amazing ensemble including actors like Dua Lipa, John Cena, Simu Liu, Will Ferrell, Emma Mackey, Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, Nicola Coughlan, Scott Evans, Ncuti Gatwa, Ritu Arya, Connor Swindells, Ana Cruz Kayne, Scott Evans, Sharon Rooney, Emerald Fennell, Alexandra Shipp, Rhea Perlman, Kingsley Ben-adir, Hari Nef, Michael Cera, Issa Rae, Ariana Greenblatt, Kate Mckinnon, America Ferrera, Jamie Demetriou.

Barbie box office update

Barbie was made on a budget of est. $145 million and the film collected $1.446 billion. 

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