Margot Robbie is being hailed as the new “Highest Paid Actress” as her huge salary for the much-anticipated comedy has been revealed.
As Variety reports, the 32-year-old Australian actress is shelling out $12.5 million in cash to star in the title role of Oscar-nominated writer-director Greta Gerwig’s film based on the iconic Mattel doll of the same name.
Ryan Gosling, who co-stars as Kane in the hot pink flick, is also making $12.5 million.
Other high-earning actors who still rank well above Robbie’s impressive pay grade include screen legends like Denzel Washington (“The Equalizer 3”), who is raking in $20 million, Leonardo DiCaprio (“Killers Off the Flower Moon”), coming in hot with $30 million and Tom Cruise, who ranks as the highest-paid actor for “Top Gun: Maverick” with $100 million.
As for Robbie’s female companions, “Stranger Things” star Millie Bobby Brown made $10 million for the new Netflix movie “Enola Holmes 2.”
Also on the list were Jamie Lee Curtis (“Halloween Ends”) receiving $3.5 million and Anya-Taylor Joy (“Furiosa”) receiving $1.8 million.
Robbie previously earned $10 million for his 2020 Harley Quinn standalone film “Birds of Prey”.
The “I, Tonya” actress stars alongside Gosling, 41, in next year’s “Barbie” alongside “Pretty Loser” Kane, as well as Simu Liu, Will Ferrell, Michael Cera, Issa Rae and Kate McKinnon.
According to Deadline, the plot is “taking Barbie out of Barbieland because she’s not perfect enough” and she “goes on an adventure” to save Barbieland, only to realize that “the key to happiness is herself.” have faith in.”
Robbie also celebrated his 32nd birthday on set earlier this month and was greeted with “Happy Birthday Barbie Margot!” A bright Barbie-themed birthday cake with the phrase was gifted. Scattered with light pink icing.
“Barbie” is set to hit the theaters on July 21, 2023 with its Hot Pink Convertible.