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 function 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 considering, we’re going to provide you one thing completely totally different – the factor you didn’t know you wished,’ Robbie stated 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 “a tremendous 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 stated: “They undoubtedly didn’t wish to do it the way in which I wished to do it, the solely means I used to be excited 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 about 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 remains to be engaged on the script. Different Mattel movies in improvement embody Masters of the Universe and Sizzling Wheels.
Gerwig made her directorial debut with Woman Chicken, which earned 5 Oscar nominations earlier than she introduced a brand new adaptation of Little Ladies in 2019, which garnered six Oscar nods.
Robbie’s newest movie, Babylon, co-starring Brad Pitt, hits cinemas this month and he or she will likely be subsequent seen in Wes Anderson’s Asteroid Metropolis alongside Tom Hanks, Scarlett Johansson and Tilda Swinton.
Barbie is about to land in cinemas in July 2023.