Status: Pre-Production As of March 23, 2017
Pre-Production: Key talent and film crew being hired; budgeting, preparing and planning of production schedule; approving final shooting script. Expected to start production this summer on June 23rd.
A Barbie doll living in Barbieland is expelled from the world for not being perfect enough, too eccentric and not fitting the usual mold. She goes on an adventure in the real world and by the time sh... more
In Movie Theaters U.S.Wednesday, August 8, 2018
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Alethea Jones (In Talks)
Rating MPAANot Available
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A Barbie doll living in Barbieland is expelled from the world for not being perfect enough, too eccentric and not fitting the usual mold. She goes on an adventure in the real world and by the time she returns to Barbieland to save it, she has gained the realization that perfection comes on the inside, not the outside, and that the key to happiness is belief in oneself.
paraphrased plot formulation from deadline.com
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the Mattel toy line.
- This will be a live-action PG-rated film (Deadline.com, 12/2/16).
- The film will exploit Barbie’s evolution into dolls of different sizes and shapes (Deadline.com, 12/2/16).
- This will be a fish-out-of-water story reminiscent of films like Splash, Enchanted and Big (Deadline.com, 12/2/16).
- Amy Schumer has parted ways with Sony’s live-action “Barbie” over a scheduling conflict, Variety has learned (3/23/17).