Actor Will Ferrell’s character in the upcoming satirical comedy-drama movie, Barbie, has been revealed as the CEO of Mattel, the famous toy company.
The upcoming satirical comedy-drama movie Barbie has been the talk of the town ever since it was announced that Margot Robbie would be playing the lead role. However, the excitement has increased even more after it was revealed that the critically acclaimed actor Will Ferrell would be portraying a pivotal role in the movie.
In the new teaser trailer released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Ferrell’s character in the movie was shown for the first time, much to the delight of fans. The actor will be playing the role of the CEO of Mattel, the famous toy company. In a recent interview with Wall Street Journal Magazine, Ferrell confirmed the role and described his character as “weird” and “insensitive.”
The official trailer for the movie provides more insight into Ferrell’s character. He is seen wearing a black corporate suit with a pink shirt and matching tie, sitting in a corporate office. When Margot Robbie’s character, Barbie, enters the boardroom, escorted by other employees, his mouth drops open in surprise. This suggests that Ferrell’s character will be interacting with Barbie in some way, possibly as a corporate boss who comes face-to-face with the iconic Mattel character after she travels to the real world from Barbieland.
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The tagline on the movie poster featuring Ferrell’s character reads, “Please call me mother,” adding to the mystery surrounding his role in the film.
In an interview with Wall Street Journal Magazine, Ferrell spoke about the movie and his role, stating that it is a “loving homage to the brand” while also being “satirical.” He also praised the movie’s commentary on male patriarchy and women in society, calling it an “amazing comment.”
The movie, which also stars Ryan Gosling as Ken and a host of other A-list actors, is set to be released in theaters in the United States on July 21, 2023. While the official synopsis for the movie is yet to be released, the brief description provided by Warner Bros. Pictures promises a satirical take on consumerism and the true meaning of individuality.
With Ferrell’s talent and the movie’s intriguing plot, fans are eagerly waiting to see the actor’s portrayal of the CEO of Mattel and his interactions with the iconic Barbie character.