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With So Many Hits, How Will ‘Barbie’ Songs Compete at the Oscars?

“Who is your favorite child?” is a question most parents know they can’t, well, shouldn’t, answer. “Which songs from the Barbie soundtrack will you submit to the Academy Awards?” might be a similarly tough question for its producers to respond to.  Barbie: The Album has been a triumphant, chart-topping, multi-hit success since the soundtrack was released […]

‘Barbie’ Becomes Biggest Warner Bros. Movie Ever at Global Box Office, Beating Final ‘Harry Potter’ Pic

There’s no end to Barbie‘s magic tricks. On Monday, Greta Gerwig’s movie is passing up the $1.342 billion grossed globally by Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2 to become the top-grossing film in the history of Warner Bros. at the worldwide box office, not adjusted for inflation. Barbie’s domestic gross through Sunday […]

Arleen Sorkin, Original Voice of Harley Quinn and ‘Days of Our Lives’ Actress, Dies at 67

Arleen Sorkin, who portrayed Calliope Jones on the NBC soap opera Days of Our Lives and served as the original voice of the DC Comics character Harley Quinn, had died. She was 67. Sorkin died Thursday, a source told The Hollywood Reporter. Health issues kept her from acting in recent years. DC boss James Gunn […]

Margot Robbie Just Missed Out on a Role on ‘American Horror Story: Asylum,’ Casting Director Says

Before she was Barbie, Margot Robbie almost had a role in another culturally iconic project: American Horror Story: Asylum. In the most recent episode of Backstage’s podcast In the Envelope, casting director Eric Dawson opened up about how Robbie was almost cast in the second season of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story. “Margot is probably […]

Another Box Office Milestone: ‘Barbie’ Becomes Top-Grossing Movie of 2023 Domestically, Global to Soon Follow

Barbie‘s history-making run continues. On Wednesday — its 34th day in release — Greta Gerwig’s movie passed up runaway blockbuster The Super Mario Bros. Movie at the domestic box office to become the top-grossing title of 2023 after finishing the day with a North American total of $575.4 million. Super Mario Bros., from Universal and […]

‘Barbie’ Releases Inside Look at Ryan Gosling’s “I’m Just Ken” Performance

He’s still just Ken. Atlantic Records on Monday released a behind-the-scenes look at Ryan Gosling and his Barbie castmates’ performance of “I’m Just Ken.” The video takes viewers behind the scenes of the filming of the song, including footage of Gosling rehearsing along with appearances by director Greta Gerwig, executive producer Mark Ronson, the song’s […]

‘Barbie’ Banned in Algeria Amid Arab World Boycott Threats (Report)

Warner Bros.’s blockbuster hit Barbie has reportedly been banned in Algeria, as some Middle East countries continue to object to the Hollywood movie’s themes of gender and sexuality. On Monday, Reuters reported, according to an official source and the local 24H Algerie news site, that screenings of Barbie in Algeria that began on July 21 […]

Box Office: ‘Barbie’ and ‘Oppenheimer’ Lead (Again), ‘Last Voyage of the Demeter’ Capsizes With $6.5M

Barbie continues to bedazzle everything in its path. The Warner Bros. blockbuster grossed an estimated $33.7 million at the Aug. 11-13 box office in North America, the ninth-biggest fourth weekend of all time, ahead of Spider-Man: No Way Home ($32.6 million) and not far behind The Avengers ($36.7 million), not adjusted for inflation. Barbie easily […]

‘Barbie’ Costume Designer Jacqueline Durran Has One Rule for Good Barbiecore

When Greta Gerwig reached out to British costume designer Jacqueline Durran to ask if she would create the wardrobe for her blockbuster fantasy comedy Barbie, the answer was an easy yes. “We were connected because I did Little Women and I was lucky enough that Greta asked me back,” says Durran, who won the Academy […]

How ‘Barbie’ Star Ariana Greenblatt Manifested Her Way Onto the Summer Blockbuster

On the incredibly star-studded Barbie set, Ariana Greenblatt had her pick of A-list stars to meet. But it was Michael Cera, who plays Barbieland’s Allan, with whom she was most excited to work. “I didn’t know he was in the movie,” she remembers during an interview conducted before the SAG-AFTRA strike. “No one talked about him […]

‘Barbie’ and Beyond: A Look at Margot Robbie’s Career Highlights

The actress and producer got her start on the soap opera 'Neighbours' before going on to play roles in 'Wolf of Wall Street,' 'The Legend of Tarzan' and 'Barbie,' a bona fide box office hit.

‘Barbie’ Had a Long Hard Road to the Big Screen

Barbie is looking like a box office beauty, racking up the strongest preview night numbers of the year and heading for a weekend gross that could top $100 million — that could buy Warner Bros. a whole lot of dream houses. But the Mattel icon’s pink Corvette took a very long road to the big […]