Brace yourselves. A documentary film on Barbie is on its way
The documentary will be the second film on the iconic doll. The other is an upcoming live-action feature, in which Anne Hathaway is in talks to replace Amy Schumer.Updated: Jul 28, 2017 13:05 IST
Asian News International, Washington DC
Looks like Barbie is getting a documentary treatment! Television network Hulu has ordered a documentary about the iconic doll, as announced recently at the Television Critics Association’s summer press tour, reports the Hollywood Reporter.
It is an addition to the upcoming live-action feature, in which Anne Hathaway is in talks to replace Amy Schumer. The untitled project will take a retrospective look at Barbie’s unexpected origins to becoming the most popular doll ever created. The film will include newly discovered footage and unprecedented access to the inner workings of manufacturer Mattel during a major Barbie reinvention.
The documentary will also look at 60 years of women in pop culture through the Barbie frame.
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First Published: Jul 28, 2017 13:04 IST