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Warner Bros. ties up with Mattel to bring Barbie to the big screen

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It turns out that and have tied up to bring to the big screen with gearing up to portray the live-action version of the famous doll.

Speaking about the project, Variety reported Toby Emmerich, of Pictures Group saying, "This project is a great start to our partnership with and Films." He further added that Margot is the ideal and actress to bring to life on screen in "a fresh and relevant way for today's audiences."

Turns out, Margot will also co-produce the film under her LuckyChap banner. The other producers are and from LuckyChap

Speaking about enacting on the big screen Margot said, "Playing with Barbie promotes confidence, curiosity and communication throughout a child's journey to self-discovery. Over the brand's almost 60 years, Barbie has empowered kids to imagine themselves in aspirational roles from a to "

She further added that she is honoured to take on the role and produce the film she believes will have a lot of impact on children worldwide.

The Barbie adaptation is the first collaboration between Films and Pictures and marks the first announced deal to come out of Mattel's newly-established Mattel Films, led by

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 15:05 IST