Academy Award nominees Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have closed a deal to write the “Barbie” movie, based on the iconic doll for Mattel and Warner Bros., an individual with knowledge of the project tells The Wrap. Gerwig is eyed to direct.
I had to check the date to confirm that this was real.
Wouldn’t have put this duo and, well, any, license-focused franchise film together. Now, I’m interested to see how it pans out.