Will Ferrell joins Margot Robbie in the ‘Barbie’ movie

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Warner Bros. are going all out to recreate the live-action magic of Mattel’s iconic doll, ‘Barbie’.

The movie includes an all-star cast which includes big Hollywood names Ryan Gosling, Kate McKinnon, Simu Liu, Emma Mackey, America Ferrera and Alexandra Shipp.

Actress Margot Robbie will be essaying the role of ‘Barbie’ and as per the latest buzz, Hollywood actor, comedian Will Ferrell has closed a deal to join the cast of the movie.

Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig have written the script for the movie with Gerwig also directing the film. The production of the movie has already started.

The plot of a movie is set in a Malibu dream house, however, as per sources, there might be some meta aspects to the movie. Will Ferrell has been roped in to play the role of a CEO of a toy company. It’s unconfirmed whether he will be the CEO of Mattel or some other company.

Along with starring in the movie, actress Margot Robbie is also producing this through her LuckyChap production banner along with Tom Ackerley who is also with LuckyChap. The other producers on this project include ‘Paddington’ producer David Heyman and Robbie Brenner of Mattel Films’.

Will Ferrell is starring in a feature film project after 2 years. His last outing was ‘Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga’ a 2020 Netflix film. He was last seen in Apple TV’s ‘The Shrink Next Door’ a black comedy series where he shared screen space with Paul Rudd.

‘Barbie’ has seen many animated adventures in the last decade but this is the character’s foray into live-action. The movie is slated to hit the big screens in 2023.

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