Greta Gerwig Volunteered Partner Noah Baumbach to Write the ‘Barbie’ Movie Without Telling Him

“Honey, I’m home…and we’re writing the Barbie movie!”It’s a sentence only a few Hollywood couples could believably say.

But for Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach, who indeed co-wrote Warner Bros.

and Mattel’s upcoming “Barbie” adventure starring Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as Barbie and Ken, it was a talk that needed having.“I had met Margot a long time ago,” Gerwig explains of her journey to the “Barbie” director’s chair on a new episode of Dua Lipa’s podcast, “At Your Service.” “It was right before I was going into production on ‘Little Women.’ We met on something else, and it didn’t end up working out.

But I liked her so much.

I thought she was just really smart and really wonderful.

So, I thought, ‘Well, if I ever get the chance to work with her again, I’ll do it.’

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