Barbie, Warner Bros.’ Greta Gerwig-directed Mattel movie, will hit theaters July 21, 2023, the studio said today during its CinemaCon session in Las Vegas. The pic will take over the date previously occupied by Warners’ hybrid live-action/animation title, Coyote vs. Acme.
That Dave Green-directed pic is currently undated as production continues. John Cena, Will Forte and Lana Condor star.
The plot is under wraps.
Barbie has been in development for quite some time, initially at Sony with Anne Hathaway and Amy Schumer circling the titular role before the project segued to Warner Bros. Ryan Gosling stars as Barbie’s b.f. Ken, with Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Michael Cera, Issa Rae also starring. Gerwig and Noah Baumback co-wrote the screenplay.
Written By Anthony D'Alessandro for Deadline