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Margot Robbie Is Planning to Take a Break From Acting

By The Hyperhive


16 January 2024

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Margot Robbie recently shared in an interview with Deadline that she is contemplating a break from acting following the success of the Barbie movie. The 33-year-old actress, who also produced the film, expressed the need for a break before diving into another blockbuster project.

Margot Robbie’s Break from Acting

Addressing the question of taking a break, Robbie humorously pointed out, “Everyone’s like, ‘Are you having a break?’ And I’m like, ‘You do know I’m a producer, right? We don’t get a break.’” She recognized the possibility of people getting tired of seeing her face, saying, “I also think everyone’s probably sick of the sight of me for now. I should probably disappear from screens for a while.”

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Reflecting on the success of Barbie, which received the Cinematic and Box Office Achievement award at the Golden Globes, Robbie shared her thoughts on the film’s impact. She mentioned the unique experience of witnessing a “sea of people wearing pink at cinemas” during its release last summer. She described it as a nostalgic and communal experience rarely seen since her childhood.

Margot Robbie’s Background

Margot Robbie, born in Australia, on July 2, 1990, rose to fame with her breakthrough role in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 film The Wolf of Wall Street. Starting her career in the Australian TV soap opera Neighbours, Robbie’s journey to Hollywood was marked by diverse roles. Her lead in the critically acclaimed Barbie movie directed by Greta Gerwig is now the highlight of her career.

Robbie’s Hollywood breakthrough came with her role as Naomi, Leonardo DiCaprio’s wife, in The Wolf of Wall Street. Noteworthy performances followed, including her portrayal of Harley Quinn in Suicide Squad and Birds of Pray. Other notable films include The Legend of Tarzan (2016), Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017), and Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood (2019), where she played Sharon Tate.

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Barbie Movie’s Impact

The Barbie movie, released in July 2023, became the highest-grossing film of the year, reaching $537.4 million in the U.S. box office. Its success marked a historic win for Warner Bros., the film’s production company. Audiences were captivated by Robbie’s portrayal of the iconic character, making it a memorable cinematic experience.

What’s Next for Margot Robbie?

As of now, Margot Robbie’s next project is the Warner Bros. production, Queen of the Air, where she plays the role of Lillian Leitzel. This period drama, based on the book by Dean N. Jensen, revolves around real-life trapeze artists Lillian Leitzel and Alfredo Codona. The narrative unfolds their rise to fame, their circus career, marriage, and tragic deaths. Despite the initial announcement dating back to 2016, details about the film’s progress and release date remain under wraps.

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Margot Robbie’s recent triumph with Barbie solidified her status as a bankable Hollywood star. It also showcased her influence in shaping the industry landscape. As fans eagerly anticipate her upcoming project, Queen of the Air, the talented actress continues to leave an indelible mark on the entertainment world. She persists in proving that her versatile skills and strategic choices are key ingredients in her enduring success.

As for her plans, Robbie admitted uncertainty about her next project but expressed a desire for it to be a while away. Despite the potential hiatus from acting, her focus seems to have shifted towards her production company, LuckyChap, established in 2014. The company has been involved in producing films like Emerald Fennell’s Saltburn, and the critically acclaimed Promising Young Woman. Also, the Suicide Squad spin-off Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) was produced by her company.

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Don’t you just love Margot Robbi? She can do no wrong!

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