Simu Liu, the star of Marvel hit Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, is in negotiations to hitch the solid of Warner Bros’ Barbie movie, led by Margot Robbie. If finalised, Liu will function alongside Robbie, Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera within the movie, to be directed by filmmaker Greta Gerwig, as per The Hollywood Reporter.
Gerwig is directing the film from a script she co-wrote together with her filmmaker associate Noah Baumbach. In addition to starring, Robbie is producing the film beneath her LuckyChap Entertainment banner together with Tom Ackerley and Josey McNamara.
Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and David Heyman are additionally on board as producers. LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara and Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz are government producers.
Plot particulars of the movie are at the moment beneath wraps, however makers are planning to begin principal pictures later this 12 months and are eyeing a 2023 release for the film.
Liu most just lately headlined Marvel Studios blockbuster Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings, which amassed $432 million on the international field workplace.
He will subsequent be seen in romance drama One True Loves and Lionsgate’s canine drama Arthur the King, co-starring Mark Wahlberg.