‘Barbie’ and Ken explore the ‘real world’ and life with flat feet in new trailer


She’s just a Barbie girl living in… the real world?

The new trailer for the Greta Gerwig-directed ‘Barbie’ movie released Thursday gives the first full picture of Barbie (Margot Robbie) and Ken (Ryan Gosling) leaving Barbie Land to explore the ‘real world’ . go ahead and say today is “the best day ever”!

That is, until Barbie is seen to have a full-blown existential crisis.

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“Things happened that may be related,” Barbie tells her friends, adding that she experienced a “cold shower” and fell off her roof, instead of her usual float.

That’s not even the worst part.

“And my heels… are on the floor,” Barbie says to her Barbie friends, who scream and gasp at the sight of Barbie’s flat feet. It’s pandemonium and it’s hilarious.

As Barbie tries to solve this problem, her first stop is to see Kate McKinnon’s “Weird Barbie”, who tells Barbie to go to the “real world”.

“You can go back to your regular life or you can learn the truth about the universe,” says Weird Barbie, letting Barbie choose the path of the pink pump or the path of the human Birkenstock sandal.

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Kate McKinnon in ‘Barbie’.

And so begins Barbie’s journey with Ken through the real world. “Barbie in the real world? That’s impossible,” says a human named Gloria, played by America Ferrera.

Fragments of Barbie’s flat-footed journey around the world are shown as Cass Elliots’ “Make Your Own Kind of Music” plays in the background. We see Barbie get arrested, Ken tries to perform an appendectomy on a human, and Barbie runs away from the villainous Mattel CEO played by Will Farrell, who is desperate to put her “back in a box.”

It was also announced on Thursday that the artists appearing on the film’s soundtrack are Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Haim, Tame Impala, Nicki Minaj and one of the film’s stars, Ryan Gosling – whose musical number did not appear to appear in the trailer. . Producer and DJ Mark Ronson is the Executive Music Producer for the soundtrack.

The movie ‘Barbie’ hits theaters on July 21.

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