Emma Mckay to appear in "Barbie" starring Margot Robbie

Emma Mckay to appear in “Barbie” starring Margot Robbie

Greta Gerwig’s fourth upcoming movie “Barbie” starring Margot Robbie is set to release in 2022. The internet went crazy when the news about Emma Mckay and Margot Robbie appearing in the same movie went viral. Greta Gerwig will write and direct the upcoming movie. Greta Gerwig is well known for projects like “Little Women” and “Lady Bird”. This will be the fourth project by the director. Margot Robbie will also produce the upcoming movie. Margot Robbie showed her interest in playing real-life Barbie during the release of Once upon a time in Hollywood. She said this during an interview with Variety magazine:

I think it’s a great opportunity to put some positivity out in the world and a chance to be aspirational for younger kids,”

The actress also revealed her thoughts about the movie in an interview with British Vogue. She said this during the interview;

“But with that come[s] a lot of exciting ways to attack it,” she told the mag. “People generally hear ‘Barbie’ and think, ‘I know what that movie is going to be,’ and then they hear that Greta Gerwig is writing and directing it, and they’re like, ‘Oh, well, maybe I don’t…’”

Emma Mckay to appear in "Barbie" starring Margot Robbie


Barbie is the first live-action movie based on Matell’s famous doll. The movie is based on Barbie’s adventure as she will try to escape from her life in “Barbieland”. However, there is no further information on the plot of the movie yet.

Barbie Release date

Barbie is expected to release on July 21, 2023.


Ryan Gosling will be playing Ken in the upcoming movie. Emma Mckay from sex education will be in the movie as well. Fans are excited to see Emma Mckay and Margot Robbie in the upcoming movie together. Emma Mckay is often compared with Margot Robbie. Margot Robbie even said this during an interview with BBC Radio1;

“Someone came up to me, I was eating a burger,” said Robbie. “And they were like ‘I loved you in ‘Sex Education,’ that show is so cool, we just started watching it.’ And I was like ‘I’m so sorry, it’s not me.'”

Fans also took to Twitter to share their reactions after the news of both of them being together in a movie broke on the internet.

Fans are also excited to see Ryan Gosling as Ken in the upcoming movie.

Other cast members include Simu Liu, America Ferrera, Will Ferrell, Michael Cera, Ritu Arya, Alexandra Shipp, and Kate McKinnon.

Aliza Fatyma
Aliza Fatima is a writer/author at The Panther Tech.