A fan has uncovered a Letterboxd account for Margot Robbie which accidentally reveals the influences behind her upcoming blockbuster ‘Barbie’.

The account has since been deleted, but a screenshot remains that list five movies under a folder titled ‘Barbie’ suggesting that the actress is using them as inspiration for her role.

The movies include The Young Girls of Rochefort, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Splash, Puberty Blues and The Truman Show. The genres that are prevalent in the listed movies are romance, comedy and drama, suggesting that viewers can expect a mixture of all three genres in the upcoming Barbie movie.

Margot Robbie's Letterboxd account

Interestingly, the first two movies – The Young Girls of Rochefort, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – are both musical romances. Before now, there has been no suggestion that the hotly anticipated live-action Barbie movie will be a musical.

A screenshot of Robbie’s Letterboxd account has been posted to Reddit and users are speculating how the movies are connected to Barbie.

“Margot Robbie accidentally revealing the influences for Barbie and Babylon on Letterboxd is kinda adorable lol,” commented one user. Another added, “Those are really interesting reference points for Barbie.”

The film is slated for release on July 23 2023 and will star Robbie as Barbie. According to Variety, Ryan Gosling will play the part of Ken and Kate McKinnon, Emma Mackey, Alexandra Shipp, America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Hari Nef and Will Ferrell will all co-star in the film.

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Little Women director Greta Gerwig has been confirmed to direct the new movie and Robbie is producing the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner in a deal with Warner Bros. LuckyChap Entertainment has produced critically acclaimed films like I, Tonya and Promising Young Woman.

Late last month a first look image of Robbie as Barbie for the upcoming movie was released by the Warner Bros. Studios Twitter account.

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