The beloved Barbie couple Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling are ready to return to the big screen. They join together for the next joint project as the stars of the upcoming Ocean Eleven prequel. The film producer, Josey McNamara, has said that he is confident Robbie and Gosling will do right by the franchise. Let’s dive in to find out more about their new film.
This prequel is still untitled. However, it is being directed by Jay Roach, the same director who churned out hits like Austin Powers and Bombshell. Roach has only so far revealed that the movie is set in 1960s Monte Carlo. The film producer McNamara said, I’m excited for people to experience it when it’s ready, he added, They are wonderful together. The more projects even outside of that we can have them do would be amazing. He also said that he hopes it is the first of many future Gosling-Robbie collaborations.
Ocean Eleven franchise first premiered in 2001 and starred George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, and Julia Roberts. It was then followed by 3 sequels. It also had a female-driven spinoff, Ocean Eight, starring Sandra Bullock, Rihanna, Anne Hathaway, and other A-Listers.
The on-screen magic and chemistry between Robbie and Gosling in Barbie had sizzled. Their performances made fans and critics alike fall in love with the movie. Barbie saw massive box office success. Greta Gerwig-directed film grossed over $1 billion at the box office. So far, it is the highest-grossing movie of 2023.