Actress Hari Nef, who started her career with Amazon’s comedy drama series Transparent, has been added to the star cast of Warner Bros.’s ‘Barbie‘.
Hari Nef has been cast in Warner Bros’ upcoming live-action ‘Barbie’ Movie. Actress will join Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the film. Margot Robbie is playing the title character in Barbie movie. She is also producing feature with her LuckyChap Entertainment Production banner with LuckyChap’s Tom Ackerley, Mattel’s Robbie Brenner and David Heyman. Josey McNamara of LuckyChap and Ynon Kreiz of Mattel Inc. are serving as executive producers. Greta Gerwig is directing the film, who previously directed Lady Bird and Little Women. Greta Gerwig has also written the script of the film along with Noah Baumbach.
While Ryan Gosling is playing Ken, boyfriend of Barbie Mattel’s doll. What role Hari Nef will play in the live-action feature is not yet known. Warner Bros.’ Barbie also featuring stars America Ferrara, Kate McKinnon, Simu Liu ( Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings ) and Will Ferrell.
What will be the story of Barbie movie, it is not known yet.
Apart from Amazon’s Transparent, Hari Nef is also known for 2018’s biographical drama, Mapplethorpe. Hari Nef has been more active in TV than in films. The actress has also appeared in Netflix’s psychological thriller TV series You. Also she has made her presence felt in TV series like Camping, Room 104, and And Just Like That…. She most recently seen in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 4. She will next seen in comedy drama film, 1Up directed by Kyle Newman. Ruby Rose and Paris Berelc also stars in 1Up.
Warner Bros’ Barbie movie Hari Nef is definitely a big leap in her career. The new live-action feature is expected to give a boost to the actress’ career.
Barbie Release Date
Warner Bros hasn’t set a release date for Barbie yet. The film is expected to release by early 2023.