Simu Liu Joins Barbie Forged

Seems Ken isn’t the one man in Barbie’s life: Simu Liu has been forged in Greta Gerwig’s forthcoming movie primarily based on the beloved Mattel franchise, in line with The Hollywood Reporter.

Liu is will be part of previously-announced forged members Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, and America Ferrera within the Barbie film. Robbie — who’s additionally producing the movie — will star because the eponymous doll, with Gosling as Ken. Liu and Ferrera’s roles are nonetheless underneath wraps, as are many different particulars in regards to the movie.

Liu grew to become a family title final yr along with his position because the title character in Marvel’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsHe’ll presumably reprise the position in Disney+’s forthcoming sequel.

Barbie marks Gerwig’s first directing job since 2019’s Little Girls; she additionally co-wrote the script with Marriage Story filmmaker Noah Baumbach.

Filming is about to start later this yr.

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