Greta Gerwig on board for Barbie movie


Actress-turned-filmmaker Greta Gerwig has signed on to co-write the screenplay for Margot Robbie’s Barbie movie, alongside her longtime partner, Noah Baumbach.

The Lady Bird director is also in talks to oversee the live-action film about the Mattel doll.

Robbie is the latest actress to lead the project after both Amy Schumer and Anne Hathaway stepped down.

The Australian star has been keen to work with Greta since they became friends on the awards show circuit in 2018, as their films, Lady Bird and I, Tonya picked up a string of nominations.