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Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film

January 9th, 2019 | by vBollywood Author
Margot Robbie to play Barbie in live-action film

Margot Robbie is all set to present Barbie to life in a live-action film.

Mattel and Warner Bros. Pictures made an announcement on Tuesday that Margot Robbie is going to star as the iconic doll in the franchise’s first-ever live-action film.

The 28-year-old I, Tonya actress is also going to co-produce the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment banner.

The Barbie film is the first announced deal to come out of toymaker’s newly-established Mattel Films. The Barbie doll debuted at a New York toy fair in 1959.

Barbie will venture into computer coding.

Barbie, the world’s most iconic doll, is will be venturing into coding skills in her latest career as a robotics engineer.

Margot Robbie said in a statement that she believes the film will have a “tremendously positive impact on children and audiences worldwide.” The Oscar-nominated actress has also starred in Mary Queen of Scots and Suicide Squad.

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