Come on, Barbie, let’s go par… Let’s embrace the international paint crisis.
from now on barbie The movie has been making headlines over the past few months, with Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling playing Barbie and Ken dolls in the hype.
Well, it turns out that the latest news story about the film is actually about an international trade issue.
I’m going to spill (pardon the pun): I used too much pink paint in the movie, so it looks like I ran out of paint.
The film’s production designer Sarah Greenwood said Tuesday: architectural digest The film caused an international uproar due to the extensive use of Rothko brand fluorescent pink paint.
“The world has run out of pink,” she said.
That’s no surprise. Barbie is almost synonymous with the color pink, and the movie trailer makes it clear that the color is a major aesthetic focus.
Seriously, a lot of movie sets are pink.
As to why she put such an emphasis on bright pink, film director Greta Gerwig told AD that she didn’t want to lose the association between adolescence and the legendary doll.
“Maintaining ‘childhood’ was paramount,” she told the publication. She said, “I wanted the pink to be very bright and make everything look overdone.”
The pink paint shortage isn’t all that surprising. Thanks in part to this movie, the color is having a big moment, with trends such as: barbie core.
Judging from the blurb for the next installment, it doesn’t look like pink is going out of fashion any time soon.
Well, before you move all your furniture around to decorate your walls in fluorescent pink, check to see if that color is currently in stock.