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Greta Gerwig to co-write Mattel's live-action Barbie film

Anne Stych
Greta Gerwig to co-write Mattel's live-action Barbie film

Greta Gerwig will co-write the upcoming live-action Barbie movie with partner Noah Baumbach and also may direct the film, per Variety. Margot Robbie is set to play Barbie in the upcoming Warner Bros. and Mattel movie and will co-produce through her company LuckyChap Entertainment. The adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s book starring Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan and Meryl Streep and is set for a Christmas 2019 release.