Alexandra Shipp

Alexandra Shipp Joins Margot Robbie And Ryan Gosling In The Barbie Movie

Alexandra Shipp is getting ready to become a Barbie girl, as she's joined the cast of the live-action "Barbie" film, according to Variety. The film is directed by the Academy Award-nominated Greta Gerwig and stars Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken. There is a joke there somewhere, but I didn't sleep enough to make it.
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'Barbie': Alexandra Shipp Joins Margot Robbie's Mattel Movie

With every new casting, Greta Gerwig's live-action adaptation of the renowned Mattel toy line Barbie only becomes more fascinating. Every new addition seems to haul in more serious firepower from around the industry, and the Oscar-nominated director now has yet another star to work with in Alexandra Shipp. Per an exclusive report from Variety, the Tick, Tick... Boom! star will play alongside leads Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in an undisclosed role.

Former X-Men Actress Alexandra Shipp Reveals One Change She Wants For the MCU's Storm

X-Men actress Alexandra Shipp revealed the single biggest change she would like to see for the MCU's Storm. She talked to ComicBookMovie about her time in the role. Back in X-Men: Apocalypse, Shipp was Ororoe Munroe in a hotly debated entry in that Marvel franchise. While her time as Storm might not have been as long as Halle Berry, the actress is hoping that the MCU does one specific thing in it's treatment of the hero. The star would like a darker complexion woman to play the wildly-popular character. Now, this isn't exactly an unheard of request. Social media is full of calls for Marvel to do exactly this whenever they get around to adapting the X-Men for their universe. But, Shipp felt like it's something that needed to be said before whatever the plans are materialize this time around. Check out what she had to say.

X-Men Star Alexandra Shipp Wants MCU to Make Specific Change on Storm

Alexandra Shipp hopes the MCU will change something about the way Storm is cast!. There is little doubt that fans are already looking forward to the X-Men making their Marvel Cinematic Universe debut. However, it could also mean that the mutants will be played by completely new actors. Interestingly, this isn't a problem for Alexandra Shipp. However, the X-Men: Apocalypse actor says that the MCU should do the right thing when casting Storm this time!

Alexandra Shipp on Taking Beauty Risks and Creating Change in Hollywood

Since the November release of her latest film Tick, Tick... Boom!, Alexandra Shipp has been basking in a beautiful whirlwind of busyness. The actress has spent her days shuffling between industry events, premieres, and late-night television appearances to celebrate the musical's debut. The film, directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda, chronicles the life of famous Rent playwright Jonathan Larson as he works to write a musical in the '90s. Shipp plays the leading lady Susan, Larson's girlfriend and talented dancer.

Alexandra Shipp: What To Watch If You Like The Tick, Tick...Boom Star

The Lifetime movie Aaliyah: The Princess of R&B started the process of Alexandra Shipp becoming a household name. Shipp has since expanded her career, taking on a variety of different roles and showing exponential acting growth over the years. Whether you know her as Storm in the X-Men movies or Abby in Love, Simon, Alexandra Shipp likely has grabbed your attention. Now more so than ever, with her star making performance in Tick, Tick…Boom.

‘tick, tick…Boom!’s Alexandra Shipp and Robin de Jesús on How Making the Film Changed Their Lives

If you want to see a phenomenal performance, look no further than Andrew Garfield in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s fantastic directorial debut, tick, tick…Boom!. While Garfield has already proven himself to be a gifted performer with his previous roles on the stage in Angels in America and in films like Never Let Me Go and Hacksaw Ridge, he’s taken himself to another level in the way he brought Jonathan Larson back to life in tick, tick…Boom!. Not only did he capture Larson’s energy and zeal for life, but he also made it look effortless, including when he had to sing full force while delivering an emotional performance. Again, if you want to see a true "tour-de-force" performance that will assuredly be nominated for an Academy Award, you want to check out tick, tick…Boom!.