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EntertainmentMargot Robbie Says ‘Barbie’ Movie Will Put ‘Positivity’ Into the World

07:30  24 july  2019
07:30  24 july  2019 Source:   variety.com

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Margot Robbie has one thing to say about her new upcoming plastic life: it’s fantastic! The 28-year-old Australian actress appeared at the Once Upon “I think it’s a great opportunity to put some positivity out in the world and a chance to be aspirational for younger kids,” she told PEOPLE, while looking

Margot Robbie is to play iconic doll Barbie in a live-action film. The star of Suicide Squad, I, Tonya and Mary Queen of Scots will also produce the movie through her production company, LuckyChap Entertainment. In a statement, Robbie said playing with the doll promoted "confidence, curiosity and

Margot Robbie Says ‘Barbie’ Movie Will Put ‘Positivity’ Into the World © Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP/Shutterstock

Over the last 10 years, Margot Robbie has stepped into the skates of Tonya Harding, taken up the mantle of Harley Quinn and, next up, she’s playing the world’s most famous doll, Barbie.

The live-action film is due out in 2020 and set to be written by Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, while Robbie serves as a producer. At the premiere of “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the actress explained why Barbie is a character worth bringing to life.

Video: Margot Robbie on Playing Barbie (Variety)

“I think it’s a great opportunity to put some positivity out in the world and a change to be aspirational for younger kids,” Robbie told Variety’s Marc Malkin.

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Margot Elise Robbie (/ˈmɑːrɡoʊ ˈrɒbi/ MAR-goh ROB -ee; born 2 July 1990) is an Australian actress and film producer. She has received nominations for an Academy Award and three BAFTA Awards.

Margot Robbie ’s ‘ Barbie ’ Film Moves Ahead as Warner Bros. Closes Deal With Mattel. The Barbie adaptation marks the first announced deal to come out of Mattel’s newly-established Mattel Films, led by producer Robbie Brenner, as well as the first collaboration between Mattel Films and Warner Bros.

While Barbie may be an aspirational icon, in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” the actress is taking on a different kind of challenge — playing the late Sharon Tate in the Tarantino film.

Margot Robbie Says ‘Barbie’ Movie Will Put ‘Positivity’ Into the World The actress looked every part the movie star, exuding old Hollywood glamour as she posed alongside Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and director Quentin Tarantino on the red carpet Monday night at the TCL Chinese Theater. But was there any hesitation about playing the late actress?

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“After I read the script, I definitely felt confident because it was very evident the take that Quentin had in portraying her — and it was evident to me by the way he wrote her that he adored her and he was charmed by her and he had memories of watching her when he was 7-years-old and just being utterly delighted — and that kind of seeped into his writing,” Robbie explained. “I could feel that when I read it and it was just, it was a great opportunity.”

Greta Gerwig of Lady Bird fame to co-write and possibly direct the Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie

Greta Gerwig of Lady Bird fame to co-write and possibly direct the Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie Greta Gerwig of Lady Bird fame to co-write and possibly direct the Barbie movie starring Margot Robbie

A Barbie live-action movie finally moves forward in production, with Margot Robbie taking on the title role. Previously, a Barbie project was attached to Amy Schumer and Sony Pictures. This new property will be produced under Warner Bros. Pictures and the newly-established Mattel Films.

Margot Robbie is going to star in a live-action Barbie movie . Warner Bros. Margot Robbie talks about her personal life and drastically different appearance in "Mary Queen of Scots Robbie rocked a Valentino dress with a racy plunging neckline at the world premiere of Whiskey Tango Foxtrot on

Margot Robbie Says ‘Barbie’ Movie Will Put ‘Positivity’ Into the World “I think obviously the film is based on two fictional characters [DiCaprio’s Rick Dalton and Pitt’s Cliff Booth], but Sharon’s presence throughout is a nice way, I think, to give her a chance for people to really appreciate the life she lived as opposed to remembering her for her death.” she said.

“Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” is in theaters on July 26.

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