I Appeared in the New Barbie Movie as Margot Robbie’s Body Double, and Here’s What I Learned
Margot Robbie’s body double has revealed what life was like on the set of the Barbie movie.
Emma Eastwood was first hired as a hand double for lead actress Margot, who plays the iconic doll in Greta Gerwig’s new film.
She ended up filming additional scenes filling in for the star, explaining that even after two weeks on set, she still has no idea what the movie is really about.
She told the New York Times: “I was at this for two weeks, and I barely know what the movie is about… [the production team] he did a very good job of keeping the plot hidden.
“There were a couple of times they said the whole cast would be there and it was going to be a big day, but they never really gave me any details of what we were going to do until I was on set.”
Funny: Margot Robbie’s body double has revealed what life was like on the set of the Barbie movie
Actress: Emma Eastwood was first hired as a hand double for lead actress Margot, who plays the iconic doll in the new Greta Gerwig film.
She also recalled being asked to lie on her stomach on the floor for an hour in a session that left her bewildered and feeling a bit tipsy.
Emma explained: ‘When I got up, I literally felt drunk. I have no idea what that scene was about.
She also revealed that life on set was difficult, as she was often up before dawn to be on set at 6am and spent hours doing her hair and makeup preparing to be Barbie, but was delighted to be given her own trailer. adding he felt ‘really pampered’.
Emma shared some photos from her time on the film on her Twitter page and shared her joy at being a part of the ‘Barbie’ experience.
She wrote: “I had the best experience of my life and I will absolutely never shut up about it.”
According to Vulture, the film is “a fish-out-of-water story about a doll that gets kicked out of toy society for not being perfect enough.”
Another IMDB synopsis of the film reads: ‘A doll living in ‘Barbieland’ is kicked out for not being perfect enough and goes on an adventure in the real world. A live action feature film based on the popular Barbie toy line.’
Oscar winner Ryan Gosling stars opposite Margot as Barbie’s boyfriend, Ken.
Will Ferrell plays the CEO of a toy company that may or may not be Mattel.
Little Women and Ladybug filmmaker Greta Gerwig directed the project and wrote the film’s script with her longtime partner, Noah Baumbach.
Other cast members include Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Emma Mackey, Kingsley Ben-Adir, America Ferrera, Rhea Perlman, Ariana Greenblatt, Ana Cruz Kayne, Alexandra Shipp, Ritu Arya, Sharon Rooney, Connor Swindells, Scott Evans, and Jamie Demetriou. . .
In the trailer for the highly anticipated fantasy comedy, Margot is seen removing her high heels to reveal that Barbie’s feet remain arched, just like the toy.
She told the New York Times: “I was at this for two weeks, and I barely know what the movie is about… [the production team] did a very good job of keeping the plot hidden’
Exciting: The actress as the iconic character of Mattel Barbie in a still from the new film
On Thursday night’s episode of Australian talk show The Project, the actress revealed that it took very little to get the shot right.
‘There are no special effects, you’d be surprised how few [special effects] there’s actually in this movie,’ he said alongside director Greta Gerwig.
Margot explained that it’s her own feet that are in the frame, and she achieved the shot by removing her heels and simply ‘holding on to a bar’ to be ‘sturdy’.
“We put double-sided tape on the floor so my shoes wouldn’t move,” she added, before revealing that she also got a pedicure before filming the scene.
Barbie goes on sale at a general level from July 21.