in the Live-Action movie about Barbie: actress Margot Robbie.
In October of last year, was first rumoured, now it’s official: Margot Robbie (28, “Suicide Squad”) is to Barbie. “I feel so honored to take on this role,” says the actress, “E! News”. The Australian will go down in the Live-Action movie for Warner Bros., and Mattel, for the first time a partnership, but it is not only actors. She also works as a producer behind the camera.
Whether the 28-Year-old, the right choice was made? Toby Emmerich, President of the Warner Bros. Picture Group, is confident: “Margot is the ideal producer and actress, to bring Barbie to a fresh and relevant way for today’s audience to life.” A release date for the strip, as well as a Director should not give it yet.
Barbie as a role model?
Robbie is looking forward to the new challenge. She believes that the Film “will have a tremendously positive influence on children” and the entire audience around the world. Why? The 28-Year-old looks in Barbie is a great role model. The brand Mattel have given, in their view, children with toy doll “of the opportunity in emerging roles to introduce, from a Princess to the President”. The doll promotes, therefore, the self-confidence, curiosity, as well as the communication and accompany the children on their “journey to self-discovery”.