America Ferrera

America Ferrera Joins Margot Robbie in WB’s Live-Action Barbie Movie

According to Deadline, Golden Globe winner America Ferrera has been tapped to join Oscar nominee Margot Robbie in Warner Bros. Pictures’ forthcoming live-action Barbie movie, based on Mattel’s iconic toy doll franchise. She will also be starring alongside Ryan Gosling (The Big Short), who is set to portray the role of Ken.
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America Ferrera Joins Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling in ‘Barbie’ Movie

America Ferrera has signed on to play opposite Margot Robbie in “Barbie,” the upcoming movie from Warner Bros., Mattel and Robbie’s LuckyChap Entertainment. Greta Gerwig is directing the movie, from a script she co-wrote with Noah Baumbach, with Robbie playing the titular toy doll and Ryan Gosling playing Ken. It is unknown who Ferrera will play as details of the film’s plot have been kept fantastically wrapped in plastic. Best known for her Emmy-winning work on screen in projects like “Ugly Betty,” “Real Women Have Curves,” and as a voice actor in the popular “How to Train Your Dragon” franchise, Ferrera expanded...

America Ferrera Joins Margot Robbie In ‘Barbie’ Movie From Warner Bros, Mattel And LuckyChap

EXCLUSIVE: America Ferrera is set to co-star opposite Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in Warner Bros’ Barbie, the studio’s movie centered on the classic doll line. Greta Gerwig is directing the pic, with Robbie playing the titular role and Gosling playing Ken. No word yet on who Ferrera will play. Gerwig also co-wrote script with Noah Baumbach. Plot details are unknown, but given Gerwig’s track record as a director, one can expect that this won’t be your typical take on the doll’s story. Robbie is producing the film under her LuckyChap Entertainment production banner along with LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley. Robbie Brenner also...

America Ferrera, Tanya Saracho & Gloria Calderón Kellett Team Up For DEAR Hollywood; “Real Action” Based Latine Representation Project Aims To Partner With Studios

EXCLUSIVE: Three of the most dynamic creators in Tinseltown have brought together two of the most preeminent advocacy organizations to further advance Latine representation and equity in the industry. America Ferrera, Tanya Saracho, and Gloria Calderón Kellett have partnered HARNESS and the Untitled Latinx Project that they respectively co-founded to create DEAR Hollywood. With the acronym standing for Demanding Equal Access and Representation, DEAR Hollywood aims to bring greater representation of Latine voices, stories, talent and creativity on both sides of the camera and on set and in the corner offices in the film and TV industry. Planting the flags of equity and...