Welcome to Marvelous Margot, your newest source on the Australian actress Margot Robbie. You probably know Margot for her launching role in Martin Scorsese's Wolf of Wall Street, and most recently seen in The Legend of Tarzan (as Jane Porter) and Suicide Squad (Harley Quinn). Her upcoming projects include I, Tonya - where she plays the ice skater Tonya Harding, and Gotham City Sirens - movie centered on the female criminals of the DC Universe.

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Emily   12.01.2018   0 Comments

LOS ANGELES TIMES – From the moment she became queen of Scotland at 6 days old, the world never stopped scrutinizing Mary Stuart’s every move — or pitting her against Elizabeth I of England, the cousin whose throne she held a claim to by birth.

Executed at the age of 44, implicated in a plot to assassinate Elizabeth that historians debate to this day, it was her enemies who would write Mary’s legacy. So in the turbulent years of her controversial life, contemporaries wonder, who was the real woman known as Mary, Queen of Scots, and what led to her tragic undoing?

Put another way in director Josie Rourke’s forceful new biopic, “Mary Queen of Scots”: What if Mary and Elizabeth could’ve just sat down together and worked things out?

It’s a notion that occurred to Rourke, star Saoirse Ronan (“Lady Bird”), who plays the titular Scottish queen, and Margot Robbie (“I, Tonya”), who plays Mary’s cousin and political frenemy Queen Elizabeth I.

You don’t know how many times I thought, ‘If they just called out for coffee at the beginning of this movie … it would have been so different!’” said Robbie with a laugh, reuniting in Los Angeles with Rourke and Ronan for the first time since filming the period drama.

Cheekily, Ronan agreed. “Let’s just go to Starbucks,” she added, channeling Mary, Queen of Scots, by way of a flawless Valley girl accent. “Have a blueberry muffin, sort this … out …”

Filmed on location 430 years after Mary’s grisly execution, “Mary Queen of Scots” brings the monarch’s story to life with a distinctly feminist aim, focusing on the defining years of the charismatic young Catholic queen with a fierce Ronan in the lead role.

Backed by the producers of the Oscar-winning “Elizabeth” and “Elizabeth: The Golden Age,” which starred Cate Blanchett, and scripted by “House of Cards” creator Beau Willimon, the Working Title and Focus Features film is part political thriller, part chamber drama. It marks the film directing debut of theater veteran Rourke, who also serves as the artistic director of London’s Donmar Warehouse theater.

In its humanistic portrait of the two women, the film suggests that the headstrong Mary and the fearful Elizabeth might have bolstered each other and even found solace in their shared challenges had politics, religion and male advisors on both sides not kept them at odds.

(Read the rest of the entry at the source)

Photoshoots & Portraits > 2018 > Session 16 | The Los Angeles Times
Nicole   11.30.2018   0 Comments

PORTER MAGAZINE – From the moment Margot Robbie walks into République on South La Brea in Los Angeles – speeding through the early-morning crowd like a blond bullet – it’s clear who rules her roost. Maybe it’s her age, a millennial 28. But there’s more. The messages I get from her team asking what I look like, what I’m wearing, where I’m sitting, if I’m OK waiting a couple of minutes longer than scheduled, coupled with her immediately apologizing for the delay, even before she sits down, and then apologizing again how she feels terrible she won’t be asking me any questions – as in, having a normal conversation like regular human beings do – is unusual. It turns the attention onto you, the interviewer, rather than Robbie, the star, and in Hollywood, that is as rare as rocking-horse manure.

Robbie tucks into my breakfast. It’s OK, I tell her she can. I had half-offered to pick hers up from the counter when she arrived (we are at the very back – as requested by her team – of a very large space that used to be Charlie Chaplin’s studio, and where there is no table service), but because she’s a millennial she can hear my thoughts and says absolutely not. And because I am not a millennial I immediately push my plate of ricotta French toast with seared peaches, pomegranate and toasted nuts, towards her. Eat mine, I say. I like that she’s eating my breakfast. Not many actresses would.

There is something very sweet-natured and endearing about Robbie – the way her demeanor rearranges itself into ‘serious Margot’ when my questions start; how she sits up straighter and eagerly looks me in the eye. “You are here to do your job,” she says, “and I respect that.” She’s also a natural grafter. When she was growing up in Gold Coast, Australia, young Robbie, like children the world over, sold lemonade on the street with her friends. Unlike most kids, she was fierce with the pricing. When I ask her how her mother would describe her, she says “determined”. I would also add, ridiculously pretty. But leaving it at that doesn’t paint the whole picture of someone who also unexpectedly oozes class. There’s nothing specific – she’s in a loose pale-beige linen salopette, white vest and patterned damask slippers with two thin gold chokers, wound tightly around her neck, and twisted hoop earrings – she just possesses that undefinable, un-buyable, it.

Looks aside, few would disagree that she is an exceptional actress, who increasingly surprises with her role choices – her comic and satisfyingly satirical take on US figure-skater Tonya Harding in 2017’s I, Tonya (which she also produced) scored her the trifecta of Academy Award, Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations for Best Actress. And she surprises again with her new movie, Mary Queen of Scots, in which she plays an initially thoughtful but increasingly hardened and uncompromising Elizabeth I, to Saoirse Ronan’s softer and more renegade Mary. As with I, Tonya, her MQOS character is ugly-fied to a degree that will enrage those viewers who still haven’t recovered from that scene in The Wolf of Wall Street, where, sitting on the floor of a child’s nursery with her legs slowly parting, she exquisitely taunts Leonardo DiCaprio with the words: “Mommy is just so sick and tired of wearing panties.”

(Read the rest of the entry at the source)


Magazine Scans > From 2018 > Winter 2018: Porter Magazine [+1]
Photoshoots & Portraits > 2018 > Session 15 | Porter Magazine [+5]
Nicole   11.28.2018   0 Comments

Yesterday (November 27) Margot attended the Nissan Futures‘ global forum at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles.

Margot was wearing a nude PVC jumpsuit as she took to the stage to talk about her commitment to sustainability and experience as an electric vehicle owner. The nude jumpsuit, which featured an elegant button design on the trousers and a collared shirt, sheathed over Margot’s trim frame. She added a boost to her height with black strappy sandals and kept accessories to a minimum with gold studded earrings.

Styling her blonde locks in loose waves, she accentuated her natural beauty with deftly touches of make-up. (Daily Mail)

Public Appearances > 2018 > Nov 27 | Nissan Futures Event [+5]
Nicole   11.21.2018   0 Comments

Last Friday, November 16, Margot (together with Saoirse Ronan) attended the Press Conference for their upcoming movie Mary Queen of Scots.

The conference was held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills and Margot looked amazing wearing Chanel S/S 2019 with Jimmy Choo Romy 100 Pumps and Chanel Coco Crush White Gold and Diamon Earrings (thanks to Dress Like Margot for the infos!).

Several photos from the event have been added to the gallery, be sure to check them and enjoy!

Public Appearances > 2018 > Nov 16 | ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ Press Conference [+66]
Nicole   11.21.2018   0 Comments

Back on Tuesday, November 15 Margot attended the word premiere of her upcoming movie Mary Queen of Scots held at the AFI Fest during their closing ceremony.

Margot looked great wearing a Chanel F/W 2018 Couture with Jimmy Choo Romy 100 shoes and Carolina Bucci earrings. She was there together with the movie director Josie Rourke and some co-stars.

Several photos from the event have been added to the gallery, be sure to check them out and enjoy!

Public Appearances > 2018 > Nov 15 | ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ AFI World Premiere [+71]
Emily   11.20.2018   0 Comments

Access – Margot Robbie, who plays Queen Elizabeth I, and Saoirse Ronan, who plays Mary in “Mary Queen of Scots,” tell Access about the one scene they had together in the film, which saw these two famous monarchs meet. Plus, Margot dishes to Access on her Queen Elizabeth make-under and what they left out, while Saoirse reveals how visiting Scotland helped her get into character.

Emily   11.20.2018   0 Comments

extratv – Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan are playing two queens in the new movie, “Mary Queen of Scots.”

“Extra’s” Renee Bargh sat down with them both to discuss the film, which centers on the royal rivalry between Queen Elizabeth I and Mary Stuart.

The actresses have met some of the royals, and revealed they would like to meet the newest addition, Meghan Markle.

Emily   11.13.2018   0 Comments

Margot is featured in the December/January issue of Harper’s Bazaar. We have added beautiful outtakes from the issue along with the cover to the gallery! We will add scans as soon as we get the issue! Enjoy!

Magazine Scans > From 2018 > December: Harper’s Bazaar
Photoshoots & Portraits > 2018 > Session 14 | Harper’s Bazaar

HARPER’S BAZAAR – There were days when Margot Robbie would walk out of the makeup trailer on the set of her new film, Mary Queen of Scots, and castmates couldn’t bear to look at her. I’d say, ‘Hey, how’s your weekend?’ ” says the 28-year-old actress, in her best exaggeration of her native Australian Gold Coast accent. “But they wouldn’t even get close to me. It was very alienating. And I felt very lonely. It was an interesting social experiment.”

Her transformation into Queen Elizabeth I, who was scarred by smallpox as a young woman, took three and a half hours of intensive hair and makeup every day. “They’d start with a head wrap,” says Robbie. “Gelling and pinning my hair down. Then we’d do a bald cap.” There were different wigs for different stages of the story and her illness, one that was very thinning, and prosthetic scarring applied to her face. “Surprisingly, the quick part was the white makeup,” she says. “And the heavily drawn-on blush, eyebrows, lips.”

Such a transformation was no small feat, considering that the actress got her big-screen break playing a character described as “the hottest blonde ever” in Martin Scorsese’s 2013 drama, The Wolf of Wall Street. But Robbie, who currently serves as a face of Chanel, refused early on to be typecast by her beauty. “When I was trying to make my name as an actress, creative roles for women were limited,” she says of her decision to form her own production company, LuckyChap Entertainment, in 2014. “I didn’t want to pick up another script where I was the wife or the girlfriend— just a catalyst for the male story line. It was uninspiring.”

Interestingly, Mary Queen of Scots isn’t the first time Robbie has taken on a role that required her to actively make herself look worse on-screen. After all, who can forget the curled bangs, black eyeliner, and braces she donned to play disgraced figure skater Tonya Harding in I, Tonya? “Margot is a very, very good actor who takes her work incredibly seriously,” says costar Saoirse Ronan, who plays Queen Mary in the film. “I don’t think looks even factor into it. Even when she has a glamorous role, she’s got this brilliant, strong presence, and part of that is because she’s a very sincere and authentic person. She’s very open. What you see is what you get.” (Read the rest of the interview at the source)

Nicole   10.06.2018   0 Comments

On Thursday evening (October 04) Margot attended the Los Angeles Premiere of HBO movie My Dinner with Herve, hel at the Paramount Studios in Hollywood (California).

Some photos from the event have now been added to the gallery, be sure to check them out!

Nicole   09.05.2018   0 Comments

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER – I, Tonya star Margot Robbie and Matthias Schoenaerts are set to star in the Nazi revenge thriller Ruin.

Justin Kurzel, who directed Assassin’s Creed, will helm the Black List-topping script by Matthew and Ryan Firpo for Marc Butan’s MadRiver Pictures. Set in post-World War II Germany, Ruin sees a Holocaust survivor, played by Robbie, forced to make an unlikely alliance with an ex-SS captain (Schoenaerts) in her quest to exact revenge.

Together, they hunt down the surviving members of the captain’s former Nazi death squad. Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot was earlier in negotiations to star in Ruin.

The film is set to shoot in Prague in the spring 2019. Robbie will next appear as Queen Elizabeth I in Focus Features’ Mary Queen of Scots and is currently in production on Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood for Sony’s Columbia Pictures label.

She is also set to play Harley Quinn in the untitled Birds of Prey film for Warner Bros., which she is also producing under her LuckyChap banner. Schoenaerts will next be seen in David Oelhoffen’s Close Enemies, which debuts in Venice, and Thomas Vinterberg’s Kursk, set to premiere in Toronto.

Butan is producing Ruin alongside Kurzel. Ara Keshishian is executive producing alongside Nik Bower and Deepak Nayar of Riverstone Pictures, who are co-financing. (source)