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Simu Liu Joins Greta Gerwig’s ‘Barbie’ Film For Warner Bros.

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Simu Liu (Shang-Chi, Kim’s Convenience) is in negotiations to huge name alongside Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling and The US Ferrera in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie movie for Warner Bros., Deadline has confirmed.

Foremost points close to the movie’s position and the persona that Liu can be playing are being saved beneath wraps. Nonetheless Robbie can be playing the title persona, with Gosling as her paramour Ken.

Gerwig is directing from a script she wrote with Noah Baumbach. Robbie and Tom Ackerley are producing for LuckyChap Entertainment, alongside Robbie Brenner for Mattel Movies and David Heyman, with LuckyChap’s Josey McNamara and Mattel’s Ynon Kreiz exec producing.

Liu is supreme known for his starring roles in Surprise’s blockbuster Shang-Chi and the Story of the Ten Rings, and in the current CBC sitcom Kim’s Convenience. He’ll also soon he seen reverse Hamilton‘s Phillipa Soo in Andy Fickman’s romance One Factual Loves, and reverse Place Wahlberg in Simon Cellan Jones’ Lionsgate drama, Arthur the King. The actor has also looked in Ladies Is Losers and assorted movies, along with such series as Awkafina Is Nora from Queens, The Expanse, Taken and Blood and Water.

He’s represented by CAA, Legitimate Skills and Literary Management and Sloane, Offer, Weber & Dern.

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