The team responsible for “Barbie, The Movie”, a film translation of the adventures of the popular doll, has confirmed the presence of the singer Dua Lipa in what is one of her first roles on the big screen.
With electric blue hair and the legend “this Barbie is a mermaid”, the news was released through the film’s official profile on Instagram, which has published images of all the actors participating in it.
Dua Lipa’s role in this colorful comedy will mark the British singer-songwriter’s film break alongside that of the spy thriller “Argylle,” which is an Apple TV+ adaptation of the Ellie Conway novel of the same name. and in which Dua Lipa has worked under the orders of Matthew Vaughn together with Henry Cavill.
Directed by Greta Gerwig, the film adaptation of “Barbie” will hit theaters in July this year with Margot Robbie as the flesh and blood version of the leading doll and Ryan Gosling in the role of her eternal partner, Ken.
In addition to them, the Instagram profile has featured images of other of their interpreters, such as Simu Liu (Marvel’s Shang Chi, who will also play Ken here), as well as Michael Cera, Will Ferrell, Kate McKinnon and Helen Mirren, who She will act as a narrator.
There will be room for multiple incarnations of Barbie, not only as a professional but also as a representation of racial and physical diversity, be it the president (Issa Rae), the diplomat (Nicola Coughlan), the “celebrated author” (Alexandra Shipp) , the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist (Ritu Arya), the doctor (Hari Nef) or the Nobel Prize in Physics (Emma Mackey).