Barbie Movie: All You Need to Know
A new trailer for the live action adaptation of Barbie has just been released and as Barbie is within our licencing portfolio, we are so excited to tell you everything we know about the upcoming movie:
WHO IS DIRECTING BARBIE?
Greta Gerwig, the Oscar-nominated director of Lady Bird and 2019’s celebrated Little Women remake, signed on to write the Barbie movie in 2019 along with her partner, Marriage Story writer-director Noah Baumbach.
WHO’S IN IT?
Margot Robbie, best known for her role in Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood and for playing Harley Quinn in three DC superhero movies, signed on to play the title role way back in July 2019. Robbie is also producing the film through her production company LuckyChap Entertainment, with Mattel Films and HeyDay Films co-producing.
Ryan Gosling was announced as the live-action Ken opposite Robbie. Gosling has previously starred in films like Blade Runner 2049 and Drive, but he’s also done lighter fare films like La La Land and Crazy Stupid Love.
There are a ton of additional actors playing as-yet unknown roles. A-list comedians Kate McKinnon, Will Ferrell and Michael Cera will all be in Barbie, in some capacity. Emma Mackey will appear alongside her doppelganger in Barbie. America Ferrara, Ariana Greenblatt, Alexandra Shipp, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Rhea Perlman, Sharon Rooney, Scott Evans, Ana Cruz Kayne, Connor Swindells, Ritu Arya and Jamie Demetriou are also set to appear in the movie.
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
From the trailer we cant really tell what is actually going to happen in the barbie movie however Robbie has said this:
“It comes with a lot of baggage!” she said of the role. “And a lot of nostalgic connections. But with that comes a lot of exciting ways to attack it. People generally hear Barbie and think, I know what that movie is going to be, and then they hear that Greta Gerwig is writing and directing it, and they’re like, ‘Oh, well, maybe I don’t…’”
WHEN IS IT COMING OUT?
Barbie is currently scheduled for release on July 21st, 2023.
WHERE IS THE NEW TRAILER?
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