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


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. 

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