Margot Robbie’s Barbie Movie Adds America Ferrera to Cast

Director Greta Gerwig’s upcoming Barbie movie, starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling, adds Superstore star America Ferrera to the cast.

America Ferrera Joins the Cast of Warner Bros’ and Mattel’s Barbie movie, starring opposite Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling. Directed and co-written by Ladybird directed by Greta Gerwig, the live-action film revolves around children’s toys Mattel, with Robbie as Barbie and Gosling as Ken. The live-action film adaptation of the beloved doll has been several years in the making, with stars like Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway previously attached to star.

Now, according to DeadlineSuper store star Ferrera will star in upcoming live-action Barbie movie. Robbie will produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner, along with LuckyChap’s co-founder Tom Ackerley. While Ferrera is slated to join the cast, the specifics of her role and the film’s plot are still being kept a secret. In addition to Ferrera’s casting announcement for the upcoming Warner Bros. movie, she will also make her directorial debut with New York Times bestselling novel, I’m not your perfect Mexican daughterby Erika L. Sanchez.


America Ferrera in Superstore.

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Barbie will be the first live-action film to be released by Mattel Films, with Robbie Brenner producing through Mattel’s film production division. The highly anticipated film adaptation of the children’s toy won’t be the first to premiere on the big screen, with previous blockbuster films for franchises such as TransformersGI Joeand the trolls have all received major feature film adaptations. Last year, Lena Dunham also announced that she will be directing a live-action film based on the 90s toy Polly Pocket. While specific plot details for Ferrera’s role have not been revealed, the film is slated for a theatrical release in 2023. Gerwig on board to direct her third feature after her previous films, many can expect the live-action rendition of the popular doll to pursue the same success.

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Source: Deadline

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