Oscar-nominated filmmaker Greta Gerwig will reportedly direct Margot Robbie in a brand contemporary film in step with the Barbie doll.
It used to be previously launched Gerwig would write the script for the live-action movie, a joint project between Warner Bros and Barbie producer Mattel.
Talking to British Vogue, two-time Oscar nominee Robbie seemingly revealed Gerwig’s involvement with the film had prolonged to taking the director’s chair.
The Australian actress, 31, acknowledged Barbie, which used to be launched in 1959, “comes with a form of baggage” and “a form of nostalgic connections”.
She added: “Nonetheless with that strategy a form of engrossing techniques to attack it. Folks usually hear ‘Barbie’ and have in mind, ‘I do know what that movie goes to be,’ after which they hear that Greta Gerwig is writing and directing it, and so they’re devour, ‘Oh, nicely, maybe I don’t…’”
Vary acknowledged it had confirmed Gerwig had formally signed on to direct the film and production used to be due to occur in London early next yr.
Producers are reportedly aiming for a 2023 originate.
Gerwig, 37, is an acclaimed actress and director.
She used to be nominated for most most likely the most easy director and easiest customary screenplay Oscars for 2017 coming-of-age drama Lady Rooster.
And Gerwig scored a nod for easiest adapted screenplay with 2019’s Runt Females.