Two highly anticipated movies from Hollywood are scheduled to release on the same day. While Christopher Nolan is preparing to unveil his latest project, Oppenheimer, director Greta Gerwig promises to transport audiences into the vibrant and imaginative plastic realm of Barbie. Both movies are set to release in theaters on July 21.
The buzz around the upcoming films is so high that fans have coined the term #Barbenheimer. The term likely originated from the fact that Christopher Nolan, who had a long-standing association with Warner Bros., departed from the studio to embark on his new project, Oppenheimer, which will be produced by Universal. As Barbie is being produced by Warner Bros., this created a sense of rivalry or clash between the two studio giants.
This hashtag has become a way for fans to express their enthusiasm for these movies and ignite discussions and conversations around them. In addition to the hashtag, fans have taken their creativity to new heights by producing innovative fan art dedicated to the release of both the films.
Top 5 Barbenheimer fan art:
A new fan art created by @seanlongmore (shared via @layeredbutter) shows a mythic movie titled “Barbenheimer.”
The poster showcases a diverse cast of characters from both movies, with Margot Robbie depicted as Barbie and Cillian Murphy as Oppenheimer, occupying prominent positions in the artwork. Alongside them are other notable figures such as Ryan Gosling as Ken, Matt Damon as Leslie Groves, Robert Downey Jr. as Lewis Strauss, Emily Blunt as Kitty Oppenheimer, Florence Pugh as Jean Tatlock, Tom Conti as Albert Einstein, Dua Lipa as Mermaid Barbie, Will Ferrell as the Mattel CEO, Simu Liu as Ken, and Michael Cera as Allan.