Margot Robbie has detailed the behind-the-scenes set-up used to movie the viral Barbie scene that wowed the web.
Launched in April, the primary trailer for Greta Gerwig’s extremely anticipated comedy romance in regards to the common Mattel doll featured a close-up shot of Robbie’s toes as she slips out of a pair of fluffy pink heels.
Nevertheless, as a substitute of standing usually, Robbie’s Barbie stays on her tiptoes in a nod to how the toy doll seems.
Viewers instantly praised the “genius” shot throughout social media, with Chrissy Tiegan tweeting: “I have to know the whole lot about this shot. What number of takes, if she held onto one thing, was she harnessed, is the touchdown mark sticky, are they her toes, who did the pedicure, actually only a documentary on this shot.”
In a latest interview with Fandango, Robbie lastly supplied all the solutions to Tiegan’s burning questions.
“They’re my toes,” the Australian actor confirmed, including that it solely took “most likely about eight takes, wasn’t that many”.
“I walked up, we had little sticky bits on the ground – double-sided tape – for the sneakers, so that they wouldn’t come off. In order that I might get my toes out of them. And I used to be holding on to a bar, however that’s it,” she defined nonchalantly.
“I wasn’t in like a harness or something. I simply walked up and form of held onto the bar above digital camera.”
Robbie was joined by her co-stars Kate McKinnon, Barbie Ferreira and Issa Rae, with the latter applauding her for a “good arch”.
“And also you had been a dancer, proper?” McKinnon requested, with the Birds of Prey star responding: “I did ballet once I was a child.
“I all the time try to do my very own inserts, like I don’t like once I watch a film, and I do know it’s not my fingers. I hate that a lot. I all the time say to the director, ‘Please let me do all my very own issues.’ I don’t like understanding I didn’t do it.”
The film follows Robbie’s titular character alongside her journey to the human world to seek out true happiness after getting booted from Barbieland.
Further forged members embody Ryan Gosling as Ken, Barbie’s boyfriend, and McKinnon, Rae, Dua Lipa, Simu Liu, Ncuti Gatwa, John Cena and Michael Cera, all of who will function as different iterations of Barbie and Ken.
Ferreira, Ariana Greenblatt, Helen Mirren, Will Ferrell, Connor Swindells, and Jamie Demetriou shall be enjoying “people”.
Barbie debuts in cinemas on 21 July.