She’s a Barbie girl in a Barbie world.
Actress and comedienne Amy Schumer is in negotiations to star in the upcoming live-action Barbie film from Sony Pictures. According to Deadline, the plot of the film is as follows:
Schumer will play a character in who lives in Barbieland, but gets kicked out because she’s not perfect enough and does not fit the mold. She then goes on an adventure in the real world and by the time she returns to Barbieland to save it, she has gained the realization that perfection comes on the inside, not the outside, and that the key to happiness is belief in oneself.
The film is will begin production this Spring and aims for a summer 2018 release. Right now, the studio is looking for a director for the film, with the intention that it be a woman.
What do you think of the casting?