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'Barbie' Trailer Reveals Sparkling Margot Robbie

Director Greta Gerwig's movie comes out in July.

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Margot Robbie smiles as she looks over her sunglasses with a cloudy sky in the background in the Barbie movie.

Margot Robbie brings the iconic doll to life.

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The first trailer for the Barbie movie dropped Friday, giving us a hint of director Greta Gerwig's take on the iconic fashion doll. 

It stars Margot Robbie as the titular character, with Ryan Gosling as Ken. Both show up in the trailer, which also includes glimpses of Simu Liu and Issa Rae.

The trailer, which references Stanley Kubrick's 1968 classic film 2001: A Space Odyssey, has set off a burst of reactions.

Stills of scenes from Barbie movie trailer
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Did I mention there's a towering Margot Robbie in a retro swimsuit? Yep, Twitter is ready to toss the baby dolls to the side.

Stills of Margot Robbie as Barbie wearing sunglasses
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The Barbie movie has rocketed to the top of many wish lists. Unfortunately, the doll will remain in the box until Barbie hits theaters on July 21, 2023.

The plot for the film is still largely under wraps. Here's everything we know about the film so far, including first images of Barbie and Ken

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