Actor-filmmaker Greta Gerwig has formally signed on to direct Barbie, starring Margot Robbie because the world-famous Mattel doll. Gerwig signed on to the mission in 2019 as a author together with her filmmaker companion Noah Baumbach and it was reported on the time that she was contemplating directing, following the success of her debut Lady Bird and its follow-up Little Women.
The Warner Bros comedy, which will likely be produced by Robbie by means of her banner Lucky Chaps, will start manufacturing in early 2022 at their Leavesden Studios in London, reported Variety.
Robbie had additionally not too long ago confirmed that Gerwig will likely be directing the mission throughout her interview for August 2021 Vogue UK cowl.
“People generally hear ‘Barbie’ and think, ‘I know what that movie is going to be,’ and then they hear that Greta Gerwig is writing and directing it, and they’re like, “Oh, well, maybe I don’t…’” she had mentioned.
Barbie is slated for launch in 2023.
Gerwig’s is presently engaged on Baumbach’s adaptation of Don DeLillo’s up to date traditional White Noise, by which she stars alongside Adam Driver.