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Margot Robbie to Play ‘Barbie’ in Live-Action Movie
Every Friday there’s a piece of movie news legitimately worthy of a big TGIF: Today, that news is that Margot Robbie is in talks to play Barbie in the live-action movie of the same name, inspired by the iconic Mattel doll. Even better news: Patty Jenkins, the director who breathed new, glorio…
Amy Schumer to Play ‘Barbie’ in Live-Action Movie
Sony’s live-action Barbie movie project has had a bit of a bumpy development process, initially hiring Diablo Cody to pen the screenplay (yay!) before tossing it out (boo!) and hiring three more (!) writers to deliver competing screenplays (huh?) — leaving us with little idea of what t…
‘The Dark Tower,’ ‘Bad Boys 3’ Get New Release Dates
The Dark Tower opening in January felt like a bad sign, given that the first month of the year is typically a dumping ground for less-promising films. Inspiring a healthy bit of optimism, Sony has pushed the release back a month to February 2017, while also shifting dates for similarly long-gestatin…
Batman V Superman's Barbie Batman Makes His Debut
Boy, these new Barbie body types are sure getting really specific. I mean, it makes sense for Mattel to attempt to reach a broader, more diverse audience by releasing new Barbies that better match the girls and young women of the world, but aging, rich white dude with trust issues hardly seems like …
‘Barbie’ Movie Hires Three More Writers
The best news to come out of Sony’s live-action Barbie movie occurred over the summer, when the studio hired Oscar-winning screenwriter Diablo Cody to deliver a new draft of the screenplay based on Mattel’s iconic toy. But just as Barbie herself has tried on many different outfits…
Reese Witherspoon Developing Barbie Origin Movie
Not to be confused with Sony’s live-action Barbie movie that’s hitting theaters in 2017, Reese Witherspoon is developing her own Barbie project, but this one isn’t a fictional adventure starring the iconic doll. Instead, Witherspoon is teaming up with her producing partner …
Edgar Wright’s Latest, ‘Ghostbusters,’ More Release Dates
Sony went on a release date-spree earlier today, scheduling a ton of upcoming films for 2016 and 2017. In addition to Bad Boys 3 and Bad Boys 4, the studio also set a 2017 date for the first film in Stephen King’s Dark Tower franchise and announced dates for a handful of anticipated projects,…

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