The second trailer for Greta Gerwig’s Barbie dropped on Tuesday, and fans have since taken to social media to share their reactions to the highly anticipated summer release. The new clip, which was released with the official poster and character posters from the film, gave viewers a glimpse into the candy-colour world of Barbie and featured Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken.
The main poster features Margot Robbie as Barbie calls her “everything.” Other characters include Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, Nicola Coughlan, Hari Nef, Alexandra Shipp, Ritu Arya, Emma Mackey, Dua Lipa, Ana Cruz Kayne, and Sharon Rooney. As Barbie greets everyone and sets up a feud between Ryan and Simu Liu’s Ken, the trailer showcases the colourful world of the film.
Twitter reacted enthusiastically to the posters and the sneak peek, and before long director Greta Gerwig and Barbie began trending on the micro blogging site. One fan posted the teaser photo of Barbie removing her heels to walk on her toes, writing, and “I haven’t gawked at a single shot like this in any superhero movie since 2004.” Another wrote: “I skipped Oppenheimer and sat down for Barbie on July 21, 2023,” alluding to the box office clash with the Christopher Nolan film also set to open on the same date. One fan wrote: “Greta Gerwig carrying the cinema on her back!” and posted the official posters for the three films she has directed, including Lady Bird and Little Women.
Some funny reactions also went viral when fans edited Barbie’s posters with other celebrities and created hilarious memes. Some of them are here below:
The film also stars Emerald Fennell, Michael Cera, America Ferrara, Ariana Greenblatt, Will Ferrell, and Connor Swindells. Helen Mirren is credited as the narrator on the poster. Barbie follows Margot’s Barbie as she leaves the world of dolls behind and tries to live in reality. The film is being produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and co-written by Noah Baumbach and Greta. It will be released on July 21, 2023.
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