The film is slated to release across the country on August 31, 2023.
The UAE Media Council has officially approved the screening of Greta Gerwig’s film Barbie in cinemas across the nation. This decision follows the completion of all required procedures in accordance with media content standards and the UAE’s age classification criteria, as announced by the authority.
Cinemas throughout the United Arab Emirates have marked August 31, 2023, as the anticipated release date for the movie. Although the film was originally scheduled to premiere in UAE cinemas on July 20, along with its global release, the date was rescheduled.
Starring Margot Robbie as Barbie and Ryan Gosling as Ken, the film has achieved remarkable success at the worldwide box office, amassing over $800 million in revenue.
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.