Lena Dunham’s ‘Polly Pocket’ Script for Lily Collins Is ‘Great,’ Producer Says After ‘Barbie’ Success

The Barbie film is breaking film industry records — and another Mattel doll is coming to the big screen. On Wednesday, Assortment distributed a meeting with Barbie chief maker and Mattel leader Robbie Brenner, who addressed the situation with 14 extra Mattel properties the organization desires to bring to cinemas as followups to the Greta Gerwig-coordinated film’s prosperity.

These ventures were at different progressive phases and pre-creation before the continuous authors and entertainers strikes ended improvement on most Hollywood creations.

Properties Mattel expects to one day bring to the big screen incorporate American Young lady, Enchantment 8 Ball, UNO, Wishbone, Thomas and Companions, and Experts of the Universe, among others, yet one property — Polly Pocket — gives off an impression of being the nearest to a completely acknowledged project.

Lena Dunham is supposed to coordinate a Polly Pocket film from a content she likewise composed, with Lily Collins set to star in the film, in view of Mattel’s gathering of smaller than expected measured dolls and embellishments.

“They, most importantly, are two of my number one women ever,” Brenner told the power source of Collins, 34, and Dunham, 37. She depicted Dunham’s content for the film as “incredible,” however she didn’t offer subtleties on the storyline; Assortment portrayed it as a family parody. ” It’s been an astonishing cooperation. Lena is so cooperative and focuses in and truly prefers to move around in notes and tune in. She’s mind boggling,” Brenner added. ” Lily is so shrewd thus unambiguous thus productorial. It’s simply been a fantastic joint effort, so we are excited about it. Ideally, we’ll make that sooner or later.”

Other Mattel movie projects with chiefs, entertainers or eminent makers connected incorporate the Daniel Kaluuya-drove Barney film, a Hot Wheels film delivered by J.J. Abrams, a Stone Them Sock Them Robots film featuring Vin Diesel, and a Significant Matt Bricklayer film featuring Tom Hanks. Mattel chief Kevin McKeon recently depicted the Barney film as “dreamlike” and said the film would “center around a portion of the hardships of being 30-something, growing up with Barney — simply the degree of disillusionment inside the age.”

“I don’t realize that it’s fundamentally going to be hazier,” Brenner told Assortment of the venture. ” It’s about to be extraordinary — a greater amount of like a Being John Malkovich or a Transformation.”

Kaluuya was joined to the venture as a maker and entertainer preceding the entertainers’ strike; it is muddled which job he could play in a Barney film. However Gerwig herself showed in another meeting with The New York Times that she isn’t as of now considering making more Barbie films, Mattel Chief Ynon Kreiz told Assortment the Barbie brand is “an extremely expansive and exceptionally versatile brand, regarding valuable open doors” for future ventures.

“At the start, we’re not saying, ‘Alright, we should contemplate film two and three.’ We should get the first right and make that a triumph,” Kreiz said. ” Furthermore, that’s what assuming that you do, open doors open up rapidly, when you lay out the primary film as a fruitful portrayal of an establishment on the big screen.”

Kreiz included the meeting that Mattel’s generally speaking “aspiration is to make film establishments.”