This Mattel doll gets its first live-action movie on July 21
April 4, 2023 | 12:13 p.m. ET
Since Mattel introduced the toy in 1959, Barbie dolls have been synonymous with the stuff of dreams: carefree fun, loud stilettos, and eye-popping cars. But in the newly released trailer for Greta Gerwig’s Barbie, Life in plastic for the titular doll – played by Margot Robbie – isn’t always glamorous.
The trailer begins by introducing us to the world of Barbie, where there are many different versions of Barbie (including Dua Lipa, Essa Ray, Emma Mackie, Alexandra Shipp and Kate McKinnon) and many different versions of her boyfriend Ken (played by Ryan) Gosling, Simo Liu and Nkoti Gatoa and Kingsley Ben-Adir).
From the looks of it, Robbie’s Barbie has everything she could want, but some as-yet-undisclosed circumstance forces her to hop in her Barbiemobile and give up her pink paradise for the “Real World.” Luckily, she’s not alone: Ken comes from Gosling too, and he made sure to pack his yellow roller skates.
wonderful Barbie The cast also includes Will Ferrell as CEO of Mattel, America Ferrera, Michael Cera, Connor Swindells, Emerald Vinyl, Ariana Greenblatt, Rhea Perlman, and John Cena, with Helen Mirren as the narrator.
Gerwig co-writes Barbie With her partner and longtime collaborator Noah Baumbach. The movie will hit theaters on July 21st. Watch the trailer and see posters for the different characters below.
Barbie character stickers (click to expand)
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