The teaser trailer for the much-anticipated new tackle Barbie has landed, giving us our first official have a look at Margot Robbie in motion.
The Suicide Squad star takes on the position of the divisive doll, initially launched in 1959, in a satirical movie directed by Greta Gerwig based mostly on a script she wrote with Noah Baumbach. The 2 beforehand collaborated on scripts for Frances Ha and Mistress America.
“Individuals instantly have an thought of, ‘Oh, Margot is taking part in Barbie, I do know what that’s,’ however our objective is to be like, ‘No matter you’re pondering, we’re going to provide you one thing completely totally different – the factor you didn’t know you wished,’ Robbie mentioned to the Hollywood Reporter. She added that she hoped the movie will “provoke a considerate dialog”.
The starry forged additionally contains Ryan Gosling as Ken in addition to Will Ferrell, Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, America Ferrera, Ncuti Gatwa, Emerald Fennell, Rhea Perlman and Kingsley Ben-Adir.
Ferrell, who performs a Mattel CEO, has known as the movie “the last word instance of excessive artwork and low artwork” and “an incredible touch upon male patriarchy and girls in society”.
Barbie had initially been within the works in 2015 with Oscar-winning Juno screenwriter Diablo Cody earlier than it moved to Amy Schumer in 2016 who was set to star and co-write. She dropped out in 2017 and later mentioned: “They undoubtedly didn’t need to do it the way in which I wished to do it, the solely approach I used to be thinking about doing it.”
It was then set to star Anne Hathaway earlier than it lastly went to Robbie, who requested Gerwig to get entangled.
The movie is ready to be adopted by one other Mattel adaptation, a tackle Polly Pocket written and directed by Lena Dunham and starring Lily Collins. Dunham confirmed in October she continues to be engaged on the script. Different Mattel movies in improvement embrace Masters of the Universe and Scorching Wheels.
Gerwig made her directorial debut with Girl Chicken, which earned 5 Oscar nominations earlier than she introduced a brand new adaptation of Little Girls in 2019, which garnered six Oscar nods.
Robbie’s newest movie, Babylon, co-starring Brad Pitt, hits cinemas this month and she or he will probably be subsequent seen in Wes Anderson’s Asteroid Metropolis alongside Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton.
Barbie is ready to land in cinemas in July 2023.