Barbie’s next movie will have an Oscar nominee behind the camera: Greta Gerwig will direct and write the movie, which is targeted for release in 2023. Barbie is part of the Mattel Inc. (MAT) lineup. Mattel has also partnered with MGM and “Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham on a Polly Pocket movie that will star “Emily in Paris” actor Lily Collins.
The path to growth is looking more clear since the company released terrific second-quarter earnings results.
The leading toy maker grew sales in every major product category.