Greta Gerwig & Noah Baumbach To Write Margot Robbie’s ‘Barbie’ Film With Gerwig Potentially Directing

The Playlist | 7/15/2019 | Charles Barfield
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The idea of a “Barbie” film has been percolating in Hollywood for years. Decades even. But most recently, the idea has been gaining steam with actresses like Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway attached to star at different points, with Diablo Cody sought out to help write it at one point. But then, earlier this year, it was announced that Margot Robbie was the latest actress to take the role. And now, it appears that we know the creative minds that are going to bring the plastic doll to life.

According to Variety, Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach are signed on to co-write the script for the upcoming “Barbie” film starring Robbie. And as if that wasn’t interesting enough, it appears that Warner Bros. is hoping that Gerwig will want to stay on and direct the film when the time comes. That’s right, two indie powerhouses are a step away from crafting a “Barbie” film. This is...
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