The much awaited live-action Barbie Now there is a trailer of the film.
Here’s the first piece by Margot Robbie (Once Upon a Time in Hollywood) taking over Mattel’s iconic fashion doll role.
Barbie Represents the first time the toy has been screened as a live-action film.
The film was directed by Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird) and features an expansive supporting cast that includes America Ferrera, Simu Liu, Kate McKinnon, Ariana Greenblatt, Alexandra Shipp, Emma Mackie, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Issa Rae, Michael Cera, Rhea Perlman, and Ryan Gosling as Will as Ken. Ferrell.
The film has been in development for eight years and has undergone many changes, including Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway being cast during previous iterations of the script. On the directing front, Alethea Jones and Patty Jenkins were in the mix along the way.
Robbie said earlier The Hollywood Reporter The Warner Bros. film hopes to subvert expectations. The two-time Oscar nominee said: “We like things that feel a little bit left of center. “IP like Barbie, the name, people immediately have an idea, ‘Oh, Margot’s playing Barbie, I know what that is,’ but our goal should be, ‘What are you thinking, We’re going to ‘give you something completely different – something you didn’t know you wanted’ … Can we really respect the IP and the fan base and surprise people? Because if we can do all that and provoke thoughtful conversation, we’re really firing on all cylinders.
Barbie Hitting theaters on July 21, 2023.