Margot Robbie is an Australian actress who got her big start in the film "I.C.U.," which opened in Australia in November 2009. In America, she captured the audience with her performance as Laura Cameron in the TV series "Pan Am." A talented actress like Robbie does not fade into the background. In fact, she has a bunch of projects coming down the pike that are likely to please her fans. While people may not know who Margot Robbie is today, they are certain recognize her name in the next year or two.
The first 2014 film Margot Robbie appear in is "Suite Française," which is currently in post-production. "Suite Française" takes place in France in 1940, during the first days of the German occupation. The main character is Lucile Angellier, who feels trapped and stifled by a controlling mother-in-law while waiting for news about her prisoner-of-war husband. With no warning, a German regiment moves into the village and soldiers make themselves at home with various families. The handsome Bruno von Falk moves in with Lucile's family, and she does her best to ignore him.
Also in post-production is "Focus," written and directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. In this movie, which is expected to be released on Feb. 27, 2015 in the USA, Robbie plays Jess Barrett. This is a comedy about a con artist who teaches his skills to an attractive young woman. In true romantic comedy form, their lives become hilariously complicated when the two get romantically involved. This film also stars Will Smith as con artist Nicky.
Margot Robbie has finished filming the two movies discussed above, and has already begun filming another one, a post-apocalyptic psychological thriller titled "Z for Zachariah." In this film, Robbie plays a 16-year-old girl named Ann Burden. The early reports indicate that this movie is about how Ann Burden survives a nuclear war while living in a small town in America. Chris Pine and Chiwetel Ejiofor also star in this film, which is being directed by Craig Zobel. According to IMBD.com, Amanda Seyfried was originally cast for the lead role, but when production was delayed, she had a scheduling conflict.
2016 Film Roles
The long-anticipated "Tarzan" movie is on Margot Robbie's list of new projects. Currently in the pre-production stage, Robbie is slated to play leading lady Jane Porter. Not much information has been released about this assumed blockbuster, but the reported storyline is that the movie takes place after Tarzan has acclimated to living in London with Jane. Margot Robbie acts alongside Alexander Skarsgård in this film, who takes the lead as Tarzan. Skarsgård is famous for his role as the handsome bad-boy vampire Eric Northman in the HBO series "True Blood." Samuel L. Jackson and Christoph Waltz are also expected to be in the cast of "Tarzan."
A Brief Bio
Margot Robbie grew up on the Australian Gold Coast, spending a lot of time on her grandparents' farm. She graduated from Somerset College. Her breakthrough role was in the Australian film "Vigilante." Later, she landed the role of Donna Freeman in "Neighbours," an Australian soap opera. While working on this soap, Robbie was nominated several times for a few Logie Awards. In 2010, Margot Robbie left Australia and headed for Hollywood.
In 2013, Margot Robbie played opposite Leonardo DiCaprio as Naomi Lapaglia in "The Wolf of Wall Street." This movie is considered to be her breakout performance on the silver screen. Because of her outstanding acting abilities, which were on full display in "The Wolf of Wall Street," Robbie has found herself very busy making more movies. Her movies "Suite Française" and "Focus" are in post-production, and she is currently filming "Z for Zachariah." After that movie wraps up, she begins working on Tarzan, which is expected to be released in 2016.