With director Greta Gerwig currently working on post-production on the live-action Barbie movie, a crucial member of the team was revealed this week.
According to Discussing Film, Gerwig will re-team with award-winning composer Alexandre Desplat (Godzilla, The King’s Speech), after they worked together on Little Women.
Desplat is highly awarded and highly regarded, having won two Oscars for Best Score for The Grand Budapest Hotel and The Shape of Water.
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The astronomical cast of Barbie includes Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, Will Ferrell, Simu Liu, Emma Mackey, Ncuti Gatwa, Issa Rae, Kate McKinnon, America Ferrera, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Emerald Fennell.
In addition to directing the film, Greta Gerwig writes the screenplay alongside Noah Baumbach (Marriage Story), promising a very original take on the famous Mattel doll.
Barbie opens in theaters on July 20, 2023.