The Australian actress will give life to the famous doll that is already six decades old
The most famous doll in the world will be brought to the big screen and already has a face and a body, since it has just been announced that Margot Robbie will be "Barbie" in a movie.
Australian actress Margot Robbie will play the role of Barbie in the famous doll’s debut film featuring real-life actors, toymaker Mattel and Warner Bros. studio jointly announced.
Barbie, which celebrates its 60th anniversary this year, has already been the subject of some thirty animated films, none of which were presented in theaters.
The feature film will be supervised by the American toy giant’s new entity, Mattel Films, and co-produced by LuckyChap Entertainment, Margot Robbie’s production company.
Although Mattel has diversified the Barbie models with different eye, hair and skin colors, and has also offered more than a few different sizes, the group has chosen a blonde woman with blue eyes and long hair for their big screen debut. giant.
"I am very honored that I have been entrusted with this role and to produce a film that, I believe, will have an extremely positive impact on children and audiences around the world," said Robbie, who among others was quoted in the statement. Oscar nominee for best actress for her role in "I, Tonya" ("Yo, Tonya", 2017).
In total, more than one billion Barbie dolls have been sold since their presentation at the Toy Show in New York on March 9, 1959.