The movie follows Barbie as she experiences a full-on existential crisis and embarks on a journey of self-discovery.
Warner Bros. Middle East has announced that Greta Gerwig’s Barbie will be released in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the UAE on August 10, 2023.
The film has been doing well in the US and international markets, making Gerwig the first woman to surpass the $1bn benchmark as a solo director.
Starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, the film has achieved remarkable success at the worldwide box office, amassing $1.031bn globally over its first three weekends.
The storyline revolves around Barbie and Ken, who lead idyllic lives in the vibrant and predominantly pink world of Barbie Land. Their curiosity is piqued when they receive an opportunity to explore the real world, which leads them to uncover the challenges of coexisting with humans.
Barbie is a 2023 American fantasy comedy directed by Gerwig, who co-wrote the screenplay alongside Noah Baumbach. Drawing inspiration from Mattel’s iconic Barbie fashion dolls, this film stands as the inaugural live-action adaptation in the Barbie franchise, diverging from the series of computer-animated, direct-to-video, and streaming television releases.
It features an ensemble supporting cast, including America Ferrera, Kate McKinnon, Issa Rae, Rhea Perlman, and Will Ferrell.