Disastrous 2022 for Margot Robbie: After Failing to Replace Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow, Her New Movie Babylon Bombed So Hard It’s Making The Studio Cry Tears of Blood

Margot Robbie has become one of the most important celebrities in Hollywood all thanks to her talent in seeking attention on her own with the help of her acting skills. Despite her charismatic presence on screen, this year is wrapping up with quite a disappointment for the star. Even though she got involved with major projects, nothing seemed to be working out for her.

Margot Robbie in Amsterdam
Margot Robbie in Amsterdam

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The star’s recent project, Babylon is not doing well at the box office which is the latest addition to her disastrous 2022 list after she announced that the Pirates Of The Caribbean project has fallen through.

Margot Robbie Led Babylon is a Box Office Disappointment!

Margot Robbie
The Australian star, Margot Robbie

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The 32-year-old Australian actress, Margot Robbie is having a tough year as her projects are not adding much to her star status. She has been featured in several films which got released this year however none of them was able to give her the limelight she is often familiar with.

Her latest project, Babylon features an ensemble cast including Brad Pitt, Tobey Maguire, Olivia Wilde, Chloe Fineman, Eric Roberts, Flea, and Max Minghella. Since its premiere, Damien Chazelle’s period drama has been getting mixed reviews.

Although the film has an ensemble star cast, it managed to gross around $3.5 million on its opening weekend. As per specialist media, the film was reportedly expected to earn $5.3 million in its first few hours of release. It is a significant loss for makers and distributors as the movie was made with a whopping $80 million.

Even her October release movie, Amsterdam turned out to be a box office bomb, which barely crossed $16 million domestically with a making cost of around $97 million.

Margot Robbie’s Pirates of the Caribbean Reboot is No Longer Happening!

Margot Robbie
Margot Robbie’s Pirates of the Caribbean project dead at Disney

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After Johnny Depp‘s exit from the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, it was reported that the Australian star would be playing the character of Jack Sparrow.

In an interview with Vanity Fair, the Academy Award nominee shared that the reported project has fallen through. She shared at the time,

“We had an idea and we were developing it for a while, ages ago, to have more of a female-led—not totally female-led, but just a different kind of story—which we thought would’ve been really cool. But I guess they don’t want to do it.”

The franchise producer Jerry Bruckheimer recently addressed that they are currently working on two scripts, one involving a younger cast and the other one being Robbie herself. It is reported that the first script is nearly finished than the one involving the actress.

With things going on, the 32-year-old star’s upcoming film, Barbie is a concerning issue that is scheduled for the upcoming year.

Source: Marca

Priya Sharma
Priya Sharma

Priya Sharma is an entertainment niche content writer at Animated Times. A Journalism and Mass Communication graduate from the University of Lucknow, she has written nearly 1000 articles on Animated Times and Fandomwire combined and holds experience in event management too. She has a healthy(?) obsession with the Hallyu culture and is also exploring anime as well. When not working, she indulges herself in binge-watching K-dramas, playing Ukulele, and trying to seek the attention of her cute buddy, Shiro.

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