How Margot Robbie and Luckychap Entertainment Are Forces of Change in Hollywood

admin

By Lesley M. M. Blume | Photography By Cass Bird for WSJ. Magazine | Styling By Katelyn Gray Nov. 1, 2022 8:30 am ET The hottest blonde ever.” This was the infamous script description given for Margot Robbie’s character in The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), directed by Martin Scorsese. […]

By

Lesley M. M. Blume

| Photography By Cass Bird for WSJ. Magazine | Styling By Katelyn Gray

The hottest blonde ever.” This was the infamous script description given for Margot Robbie’s character in

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), directed by Martin Scorsese. Widely credited as Robbie’s breakthrough, the role instantly helped establish her as one of the biggest movie stars. 

Yet Robbie—Australian born and then still relatively new to Hollywood—says that she had little interest in further riffing on the blonde-bombshell theme: “I was going to have to show people that I could do something different.  I didn’t want to get pigeonholed.” Accordingly, her next roles gave the middle finger to the hot-blonde paradigm. 

Continue reading your article with
a WSJ membership

View Membership Options

Already a member?

Sign In

Next Post

'East New York' is Top-Rated New Show; NBC Wins in Viewers and Demo

Start spreading the news: Viewers want to be a part of “East New York.” But audiences won’t come aboard “The Real Love Boat,” which last week became the first broadcast casualty of the fall season. That’s the topsy-turvy fall at CBS, which can boast both the most-watched new shows and […]